Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at 12:28 pm
From gas-powered tillers to electric hedge trimmers, there’s no shortage of power tools to help you maintain your garden. But while these tools can be helpful, you don’t need a shed bursting with high-end gear to grow a vibrant garden. Instead, focus on the basics — these essential tools that every gardener should master before moving on to the more expensive gardening toys.
Before you can plant a garden, you first need to do a little digging. A trowel and hand rake are two essential tools for planting small seedlings, breaking up clumps of dirt and weeding between your plants.
For bigger tasks, you’re going to want to turn to a shovel and garden fork, the bigger siblings of the trowel and hand rake. Use these to loosen large patches of packed soil or dig holes for saplings.
While you can certainly get cheap trowels, shovels and garden forks, spring for something made from stainless steel or cast aluminum. These are garden tools after all, and you don’t want them rusting away. You also want to make sure that they are sturdy. you won’t save any money in the long run by buying something that will bend in half at the first tough patch of dirt. Read the rest of this entry
Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 11:00 pm
Buying Garden Tools and Equipment
With a little serious efforts in the Fall you’ll likely find the best deals of the year on all types of gardening tools, equipment and other supplies – with the possible exception of snow blowers, chain saws, and snow shovels.
This time of the year is perfect for hunting for used lawn mowers, weed trimmers, and other lawn and garden equipment, since many people dump their used equipment at thrift stores, flea markets and yard sales at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry
Sunday, June 26th, 2011 at 7:06 pm
After the recession, the decision is not only based on how much a certain garden furniture or tool costs but also, for how long it can be used. This is not only important from the perspective of any garden section portfolio .
A slow, but stabile change can be noticed in the turnover of the gardening products. Not only did the decrease experienced in certain areas stop, but increase started in other areas. Customers are seemingly looking for offers with good price-value ratio: both the turnover of the least expensive items and those of higher price and reliable quality are increasing. A growing number of people say “I cannot afford to buy cheap products.”
Naturally, there are significant differences within the assortment of many thousands of different gardening items. The turnover of pleasure gardens has started to increase already and has shown an on-going demand for monocarp and balcony plants, bushes and evergreens. What’s more, the turnover of rhododendrons, for example, has tripled since then. Read the rest of this entry
Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 1:06 pm
The essential gardening tools include digging forks for digging out all the root crops , hand clippers (scissors) and harvesting knives for cutting all the greens.Japanese knives and putty knives for weeding are also very useful community gardening tools. Hand trowels for transplanting; big salad spinners for drying greens; pitch forks and shovels for making compost and lots of love, patience and acceptance around the weather that mother nature sends our way are some of the really essential community gardening tools and elements.Even if you are taking care of a small garden in your backyard, there are a few essential gardening tools that you still need to have:
- A shovel to dig holes, move piles of debris, place compost in the right place, get leaves into the wheelbarrow and turn soil. It is an indispensable tool for beginning and season gardeners alike! Read the rest of this entry
Monday, May 23rd, 2011 at 8:48 pm
Flooded laundry rooms, overflowing toilets, and aquariums with dirty water gives real problems. Portable and rechargeable water pumps are now in the market to help homeowners and gardeners. These new portable and rechargeable water pumps control overflowing or leaking water which is one of the most common causes of household damage. These modern days appliances are quite dependable and portable water pump that equips consumers with an immediate solution for excess water removal.
Commonly used portable and rechargeable water pumps come with a compact size 7″ by 3.25″ by 5.5″ and lightweight up to 4-5 pounds. It is ideal for a wide range of home applications including routine hot tub cleanings, and aquarium, clogged sink, toilet, wet basement, and laundry room draining. It is also equally effective in removing water from small marine craft such as kayaks, dinghies, canoes, and sailboats.
The portable and rechargeable water pumps run on a safe, low voltage battery, which is fully submersible and can be used to pump out fresh or salt water. It includes a submersible pump, eight-foot hose, rechargeable NiMH battery, and charging station. It also connects to any standard garden hose; and, with a 200-gallon per charge pump capacity, it resolves household water mishaps easily with the simple twist of a switch.
Sunday, April 24th, 2011 at 8:12 pm
Spring is the season for gardening at home and save money.Spring shopping will sure help you beautify your garden and make your garden work easier and more pleasant.
These days the “Garden Centers” and “Garden Stores” across the world are brimming over with lovely and colorful annuals.Many of the annuals and plants can be planted outside as well . It is important for you to know that the heat-loving annuals will need to be shuttled in and out until temperatures stay above 50 degrees at night. Those that can be transplanted safely now include pansies, stock, nemesia, diascia, Marguerite daisies, African daisies, snapdragons, dusty miller and ornamental kale.
For the purposes of indoor gardening you may consider some cheerful plants for your desk or window, such as brilliant Easter cactus, azaleas or orchids. Read the rest of this entry