Author Linda Cook

Linda is a Master Gardener and an advocate for inspiring everyone to grow at least a little bit of the food they eat. She is an award-winning garden writer, organic gardener, and illustrator. Taking care of her own large vegetable garden has given Linda a new appreciation for the right tool for the right place! Learn more about Linda...

Haws Deluxe Plastic Watering Can: Product Review

The high-quality watering can makes hand watering a joy. The replaceable brass rose puts out a gentle, even flow that won't flatten your plants. At 1.8 gallons, it holds a lot of water but the two-handed grip keeps the can nicely balanced and easy to handle. The tough yet lightweight injection-molded plastic should last 10 years or more, making this a good alternative to a heavier metal watering can. Continue Reading

Leather Rose Gauntlet Gloves by Womanswork: Product Review

These elbow-length gardening gloves are designed specifically to fit the unique anatomy of a woman’s hand. They’re all-leather, washable (without getting stiff), comfortable and extremely well made. The snug fit gives the dexterity needed for pruning, deadheading and other garden tasks. Note that they fit a little on the small size so bump up a size if you’re on the verge between sizes. Made in the USA. Continue Reading