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2012 Gift Guide: Handy Farm Devices And How To Make Them (1909)

Handy Farm Devices And How To Make Them (1909) This is a great book for lost knowledge that can still be useful today. I love to try and re-use materials around my house and yard when they no longer provide their original purpose. There is information on gardening, tying knots, supporting fence posts and removing […]

Look what I got in the mail! Troy-Bilt Tools!

As part of my association with Troy-Bilt’s Saturday6, I am allowed to select several review and giveaway items each year. My most current choices were these cordless tools from their product line. My garden is small enough the I really don’t need gas-powered tools for the light work I do, so these tools fit right […]

Video: Southern California Spring Garden Show 2012

Here is a short montage (3 mins) of scenes from this year’s Southern California Spring Garden Show in Costa Mesa, California. I visited the show on April 28, 2012 and had a great time. There was much to see and learn and I also took a host of photos, which will continue to appear here […]

Product: Garden flower cookie cutters

I came across these in the Baking Bites blog, which I read via RSS. This posts crosses a couple of my interests. They are cookie cutters, so this post is about food, but they are flower-shaped and other garden shaped cookie cutters, so this crosses in the gardening topic. Oh what to do? Where do […]

What are your favorite gardening catalogs? Send me a link…or a copy!

Everyone knows that the dark days of Winter is when gardeners turn to gardening and seed catalogs to fill their gardening fantasies. How about sharing your favorite catalogs with the readers of A Gardener’s Notebook? Leave a comment on this post with a link to your favorite catalog and where people might order their own […]

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 […]

Elsewhere: Enviro-Cakes terrarium giveaway at Our Little Acre

I entered this giveaway for this cool take on a terrarium from one of my fellow Saturday6 members — Douglas Earlier this year, I received a new product introduced by Batson’s Foliage Group, a family-owned business in Florida, called Enviro-Cakes™. I’d read about it in their newsletter, wrote to Kelley to tell her how awesome I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Garden and outdoor-related products from AGN

A recent sale from my Cafepress.com stores reminded me that I had several garden-related products in my stores over there. Here are links to all the pretty flower and outdoors items I have created. You can use the arrows to move through the various product or click any link for a larger view.   Make Custom […]