Here’s a look at more indispensible garden tools.
Hand tools (forks, cultivators, or trowels) are readily found in garden supply outlets. Such tools are even available in a number of fashionable colours. Choose a colour that is bold enough to be seen when the tool is put down among the perennials. Do not buy green hand tools – you will spend all your time searching for them and might even loose them. Consider the width of the hand tool. It should be a size that is convenient to use. If too wide, hand tools will make you work harder than necessary. Gardeners with heavy clay soil should be wary of hand tools with a hollow back or weak handle that will bend during hard digging. Measurements marked on a trowel are helpful for planting small bulbs. The angle of a frequently used hand tool is important. The angle should allow
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