Tag: digging

The ABC’s of Growing Your Own Food

We live in a world surrounded by convenience foods and unhealthful nutritional choices.

While most understand that putting these foods in the body can result in harmful effects, they often counter this with the excuse that it’s too expensive to eat right. If you’re one of them, there is a way to get the nutrients you need without breaking the bank. Read more

How to Use an Invisible Fence to Keep Your Dogs Out of Your Garden

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If your dogs enjoy getting their paws dirty, they probably love wreaking havoc in your garden. All the soil, plants, and yummy vegetables are enticing for mischievous dogs, and there’s just so much space to dig! Sometimes the only solution is to ban your dogs from your garden altogether, but how do you do it? Fencing is an obvious answer, but a traditional fence might not be enough to keep crafty and determined dogs at bay. An invisible dog fence is another option you can explore, so let’s take a closer look at what’s involved. Read more

Buying Gardening Tools – Spades & Shovels

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Spades and shovels are one of the most used tools when it comes to gardening. They serve a variety of purposes from breaking soil to shifting compost, from mixing concrete to shoveling leaves.

What has always amazed me though is many peoples inability to name a spade a spade.

Even I, up until about the age of 15, didn’t really ‘get’ the difference between a spade and a shovel so let me clear up the difference first.

In doing so it must be pointing that these are ‘general’ guidelines. The reason why spades and shovels get confused is because there is often very little difference but here are some fairly common differences. Let’s take a look.

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