Review updated July 2, 2019 If you’re a mosquito magnet like me, you’re always looking for ways to keep the pesky critters at bay. Choices mostly involve covering yourself in smelly sprays or lighting smoky and smelly coils or candles. The Thermacell mosquito repellent “appliance” is neither of those. What is the Thermacell Mosquito Repellant […]
Finding the right weeding tools for your needs can be a challenge. Here are the things to look for and our top recommendations for the best weeding tools for your garden, including both short-handled and long-handled weeders.
Advertised as being “HERgonomic®,” the HERShovel was designed by women for women, already a step ahead of most such tools in my view. Because women’s bodies are significantly different from men’s, a tool that’s ergonomically designed for men is not necessarily right for women. HERS® is a hybrid tool that combines the features of both […]
Your Own Mini Flame Thrower! In my never-ending search for a better weeding solution, I was anxious to try out the Sievert Gardener Weed Torch from A.M. Leonard. I was looking for a lighter weight, more convenient, option for flaming my weeds regularly rather than having to haul out the larger Weed Dragon weed torch that […]
Don’t be put off by the Dee Weeder’s ugly duckling looks. Its large, square, perforated scoop and sawtooth edges may look funny, but after you’ve used it a few times, you’ll find yourself reaching for it before any of your other hand tools. It’s lightweight and doesn’t require much strength to use. Removing Weeds and […]
Have you ever tried to carry a whole bunch of long-handled gardening tools from the shed or garage to where you’ll be using them in the garden? Maybe you carried them in your arms? Or loaded them onto a wheelbarrow? Either way, you probably dropped a few or struggled to keep them from falling. What […]
Digging smaller holes with a trowel, especially when you have a lot of them to dig (such as when planting bulbs in fall), can quickly get tiring. But with the Lesche Digging Tool from W.W. Manufacturing Co. Inc., the job becomes much easier. And it does much more than just dig holes. For years, my […]
When I first saw the Lifetime Wheelbarrow (a two-wheeled wheelbarrow) I wasn’t convinced that it would be anything special. And the price tag seemed a little high (ranging from $169 to $179, depending on source). After all, you can buy a traditional wheelbarrow at your local hardware store for less than $60. But after using […]