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Elsewhere: DIY shade finder tool takes the tedium out of solar surveys

Nothing like applying a little science and technical ingenuity to make an onerus task easier and faster. I could see this being very useful to a gardener who is trying to site a new plot, tree or home plantings. I have toyed around with using video or time-lapse to accomplish this task, but this is […]

WINNER: Troy-Bilt Gas Leaf Blower

Thomas Lewalski was the randomly chosen winner of the Troy-Bilt TB4HB EC gas leaf blower in the contest that ended on Christmas Day. We have contacted Thomas and sent his information on to Troy-Bilt so they can send him his leaf blower. I love being able to give away equipment like this. Watch the blog, Facebook […]

Giveaway: Win a Troy-Bilt TB4HB EC gas leaf blower

Happy Holidays from Troy-Bilt and A Gardener’s Notebook! As part of my involvement in Troy-Bilt’s Saturday6 program, we are offering this giveaway to bring another bright spot into for holiday celebrations. Enter the contest using the form below. You need only leave a blog comment to enter, but you can gain another entry into the giveaway […]

Review: Troy-Bilt TBPS57 Lithium Ion Pole Saw

(Troy-Bilt provided this product as part of my membership in the Saturday6 program, but they do not control the contents and opinions of this review) TBPS57 Lithium Ion Pole Saw As part of my work with Troy-Bilt’s Saturday6, I am able to review a wide variety of their products. When I visited the Troy-Bilt headquarters […]

Troy-Bilt Pressure Washer – A Review and Giveaway!

My fellow Saturday6 blogger, Kylee, over at Our Little Acre is giving away a Troy-Bilt Chipper Shredder and you can enter with just a comment on her blog. I reviewed an older model back in 2008 and it is a monster…in a good way. It can take your garden waste and turn it into wonderful […]

Review: Troy-Bilt TBHT57 Electric Hedge Trimmer

Troy-Bilt TBHT57 Electric Hedge Trimmer Note: This device uses TBCHG 20 Volt Battery Charger and TB20B 20 Volt Lithium Ion Battery which must be purchased separately (Troy-Bilt provided this product as part of my membership in the Saturday6 program, but they do not control the contents and opinions of this review) One great benefit of […]

Video: Review of Troy-Bilt TBHT57 Electric (Cordless) Hedge Trimmer

Here is my video review of the Troy-Bilt TBHT57 Electric (Cordless) Hedge Trimmer. A complete written review will be coming soon. Watch “Review of Troy-Bilt TBHT57 Electric (Cordless) Hedge Trimmer” – iPod Ready Video   * Troy-Bilt provided this product as part of my membership in the Saturday6 program, but they do not control the contents and […]

Recycle: Detergent Bottle Watering Can

Found on Pinterest.com… Convert a plastic detergent bottle into a serviceable watering can. Great way to recycle! Source: hawaiigardening.blogspot.com via Douglas on Pinterest     Read more on this topic: Video: Watering seedlings made easy Project: Bottle Garden Bed Edging Video: How-To: Wine bottle edging for your garden beds project Question: Would you use recycled […]

New Troy-Bilt tools to try – Battery Pole Trimmer and Hedge Trimmers

Ooooo, look what shiny new toy showed up on my porch yesterday — Troy-Bilt’s new battery operated tools – a chainsaw pole trimmer and hedge trimmers. I tried out both of these tools when we were back in Ohio for our Saturday6 kick-off event and I am eager to put them to use here in […]

Mini-review: Troy-Bilt Hand Tools – Pruners

I received a complete collection of hand tools from Troy-Bilt as part of my membership in the Saturday6. I posted an overview photo of the complete set earlier, but I wanted to show some details and talk a bit more about the tools today. I have now had a chance to use these a bit […]