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Essential Tools for the Home Gardener

What do you consider to be the most useful tools for your kitchen garden? Here's a list of mine; add your own suggestions in the comments. hand trowel - good for planting, weeding, mixing in compost hand rake - excellent for raking ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Dec 5 2013 - 11:14pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments

The Fix-It Corner

As we contemplate a world of resource scarcity, it makes sense to fix things rather than replace them.  How many times have you discarded an item that was "perfectly good" but needed a repair you couldn't manage -- or stashed it in your ...

Group - Amanda Witman - Mar 11 2013 - 11:44am - 0 comments

Favorite / Recommended Tools for Biointensive Gardening

Thinking about long-term resiliency and bio-intensive gardens, what tools do you find to work the best for saving time and energy?  What types of tools and brands would you recommend?  And do you have back-up tools for the long road ahead? ...

Discussion - jasonw - Dec 18 2012 - 3:55pm - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Essential Cooking Tools

Besides a heat source (and lots of things don't even need that), what are the essential tools you use in the kitchen to prepare your food?  What items would you recommend to a friend who is just learning to cook? Manual or Electric?  Items that ...

Discussion - jasonw - Jan 30 2013 - 11:34pm - 14 comments - 0 attachments

Home gardening tools - what's indispensable?

For those of you just getting into growing your own food, a tools discussion. This was sparked by my getting us genuine some wood-slat bushel baskets at half-price at Tractor Supply yesterday. They made our pear harvest easier, and no more using my ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Sep 9 2012 - 9:00pm - 16 comments - 0 attachments