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2012 Gift Guide: Bulb Planting Tools

Bulb Planting tools I regularly plant 75-100 new bulbs in my garden each year and tools like these are invaluable in the process. I am often planting bulbs in areas outside of prepared garden beds so that they “naturalize” around my garden. These means tough soil, tree roots and a generally hard time breaking the […]

Free garden wallpapers for October 2012 – Water Lily

Here is a selection of free wallpapers for your computer desktop or smartphone. Right-click and select Save Image As… to download them to your own computer. On your smartphone, tap and hold, then select Save to Camera Roll. You can then attach the wallpapers using your phone’s preferences. Desktop Wallpaper   iPad/Tablet Wallpaper iPhone5/Smartphone Wallpaper […]

Free garden wallpapers for September 2012 – Artichoke

Here is a selection of free wallpapers for your computer desktop or smartphone. Right-click and select Save Image As… to download them to your own computer. On your smartphone, tap and hold, then select Save to Camera Roll. You can then attach the wallpapers using your phone’s preferences. Desktop Wallpaper   iPad/Tablet Wallpaper   iPhone/Smartphone […]

Free Garden wallpapers for August 2012 – Morning Glory

Here is a selection of free wallpapers for your computer desktop or smartphone. Right-click and select Save Image As… to download them to your own computer. On your smartphone, tap and hold, then select Save to Camera Roll. You can then attach the wallpapers using your phone’s preferences. Desktop Wallpaper iPad/Tablet Wallpaper iPhone/Smartphone Wallpaper   […]

Free Garden wallpapers for July 2012 – Sunflower

Here is a selection of free wallpapers for your computer desktop or smartphone. Right-click and select Save Image As… to download them to your own computer. On your smartphone, tap and hold, then select Save to Camera Roll. You can then attach the wallpapers using your phone’s preferences. Desktop Wallpaper iPad/Tablet Wallpaper iPhone/Smartphone Wallpaper Previous […]

Free Garden Wallpapers for April 2012 – Passiflora

Here is a selection of free wallpapers for your computer desktop or smartphone. Right-click and select Save Image As… to download them to your own computer. Desktop Wallpaper   iPad Wallpaper iPhone/Smartphone Wallpaper Read more on this topic: Free Desktop Wallpaper for March 2012 – Daisies Free Garden Wallpaper for your smartphone – Cherry Blossoms […]

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 […]

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 […]

AmpleHarvest.org help you share your garden bounty with the less fortunate

I just listened to an online class with the founder of AmpleHarvest.org. What a wonderful idea. AmpleHarvest connects gardeners with extra produce to food banks and food pantries in their local area. So much food is wasted each day in America and now there is way to get that food to those who need it […]

Elsewhere Online: Project Noah App Lets You Learn About Nearby Wildlife and Plants

I love when someone puts the iPhone to good use. Here is one that uses the Internet access, camera and GPS to help your explore your world. Project Noah is directed at kids, but I think anyone would find it interesting. You take photos and tag plants and wildlife along your travels and share them […]