Garden Hand Tools ...
... Why are they called hand tools when we see our gardener using his foot on some of them?
I guess this is not a need to know for a vegetable plant like me.
All kidding aside, when vegetable gardening using your hands and feet protect them ...
... wear gloves and appropriate footwear.
Building and feeding the garden soil ....
....... the most important part of good vegetable gardening principles.
So it goes ...
... tools that dig, spread, turn, chop and carry are important part of the urban garden tool shed.
The initial ground breaking ceremony may involve the use of a power tiller ...
... a noisy and smelly beast of a machine ...
After this basic home gardening tools should be all that is required.
.... mulching .... and collecting garden waste and debris.
.... a cultivator .... a weeder .... as well as one of many planting tools.
Protective garden gear may not be fashionable .....
.... but is a defender of the gardener's personal doing and thinking devices.
good boots will help our gardeners feet push a spade into the garden soil will be easier.
Basic Hand Garden Tools
These devices vary depending on the needs of backyard gardening.
....... Traditional garden plot
....... Raised bed gardening
....... container vegetable gardening
Special tools are not required for theses different backyard gardening methods.
Smaller vegetable garden hand tools as well as those with shorter handles may be better for a small space garden.
Our gardener cares for garden hand tools as he knows it will make for easy vegetable gardening.
Garden tool care includes
Where does our gardener get his vegetable gardening tools?
... he utilizes what is on hand .. adapting for tasks ... most economical
... Most hand garden tools can be used for multiple vegetable gardening functions ...
... especially shovels and garden forks.
When beginning vegetable gardening garage sales and flea markets are great.
These discount garden tools help the bottom line
A local gardening equipment store or an online gardening tools and supplies catalogue ...
... will show you what garden tools you might need and much more.
Our gardener thinks he is a fisherman.
When he goes to a tackle shop .....
..... he says the fishing lures probably catch more fisherman than fish.
The same goes for a gardening supply store.
Purchase what you need do not be caught !
Proper tool care is very important ...
... leads to ...
... Economical, easy vegetable gardening.
Garden tool care includes ...
... sharpening garden shovels, forks and garden shears
... proper storage .. do not leave gardening tools outdoors when not in use
... oil, paint and protect them from the elements
Correct and cared for gardening hand tools makes for easy gardening.
In our garden we enjoy hearing the birds, bees and garden insects going about their business.
Garden hand tools only.......no noisey stuff !
Backyard gardening at it's best.