What's your favorite gardening tool?

leaveswave(.)March 29, 2006

Right now, today. We all know it changes for most of us, depending. Just looking for a bit of distraction to keep me from tromping about the garden and cutting down stalks too early!

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zenpotter(z4 MN)

Well it is my gloves, since I prefer working with my hands.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2006 at 4:55PM
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doucanoe

Couldn't survive out there without my shovel!

Linda

    Bookmark   March 29, 2006 at 5:28PM
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jel48(Z4 Michigan)

Hmmm... good question. I'm not sure about my favorite, but definitely one of my most used last summer was my wheelbarrow! I'd have a very hard time getting along without it. At least until I've completely filled up this yard with better stuff then grass :-)

    Bookmark   March 29, 2006 at 10:23PM
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selkie_b(z4 MN)

HORI! Must have my hori-hori!!!

It can do just about anything - dig, plant, cut roots, heck on weeds - in any soil!

Just ask the folks who watched me whip it out last spring at the swap and dig geum out of the wet soil and gravel!

-Marie

    Bookmark   March 30, 2006 at 9:17AM
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leaveswave(.)

Love my garden knife!

Though I can see already my home-made weed killer (tongs with sponge attached to ends with rubber bands - dip in roundup and stroke along undesirable plant) is going to get much use--quackgrass is up and green, curse it's avaricious little designs!

    Bookmark   March 30, 2006 at 10:54AM
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newgars(z5a WI)

Hori hoi without a doubt.

    Bookmark   May 1, 2006 at 7:31AM
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MinnesotaSue_z4(western MN)

A five gallon plastic pail. I can mix in it, haul plants in it, flip it upside down and sit on it, protect a plant nearby while digging, again flipping it upside down, I can carry tools in it, I can carry water in it, I can mix fertilizer in it, I can haul picked flowers in it, I can bring home plants from the neighbors in it. Want me to go on? ;)
Second best is my soil scoop...., maybe....

    Bookmark   May 1, 2006 at 8:06PM
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perry(Z4/Iowa)

My Glide-N-Groom hoe. If you haven't tried one, you should.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2006 at 11:37PM
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rasslinmama(4)

It's gotta be the beer bottle opener. Nothing better than enjoying the garden view from the deck with a cold one. LOL

    Bookmark   May 5, 2006 at 10:10AM
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doucanoe

Well, rasslinmama, on that note I would have to say my corkscrew! (I am a wine drinker) Ha!
I always carry one in my purse, too. You know, for "emergencies"!

Linda

    Bookmark   May 5, 2006 at 10:13AM
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mimi_stpaul(z4Mn)

What's a Hori Hoi? I googled it but came up blank.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2006 at 10:38PM
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