Basic Garden Tool

Dave’s Basic Garden Tools is a company focusing on bringing the highest-quality, hand-crafted, American- made yard and garden tools to market.
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A Vegetable Gardening Basic

Whether you want to grow a vegetable garden for the cost savings or the health benefits, gardening can be very rewarding. The easiest type of garden bed to start with is a raised bed. It can be made of many different things. My personal favorite are railroad beams. They are a nice height, very workable, and look nice too, but you can make your raised bed out of other things as well as long as they can hold the dirt.

After you’ve chosen your desired building material, you must decide how large your bed will be. Things to keep in mind include how much time will you have to take care of it, are you going to can it or share with friends, and how many varieties you want in your garden. If you are low on gardening time or new to vegetable gardening, start with a small bed.

After you’ve decided the size of your vegetable garden, you have to decide where to place it. Plants need up to eight or nine hours of sunlight everyday, so a Northern or Southern exposure is best. Another key element in plant growth is water. Since it doesn’t rain everyday, you will have to find a way to get your vegetable garden water. Unless you love carrying buckets of water around, it is best to build your garden within reach of a water hose.

Once you have your materials, size, and location down, all that’s left is soil and plants. Soil is extremely important. You must make sure that the soil you use to fill your raised bed is good top soil. Getting plant food and mixing it in will go a long way towards having a productive garden too. As far as plants go, do a plot plan before you plant. Decide what plants will go where based on the directions on the back of the packaging. Doing a plot plan with this information will make sure that you maximize your vegetable garden’s potential and minimize headaches during the process.

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Gardening & Lawn Care Tips : How to Select Basic Garden Tools

Maintaining a garden requires several basic tools, including a shovel, a hoe and pruning sheers. Pick out basic garden tools with tips from a landscaper in this free video on gardening and lawn care.

Expert: Bill Elzey
Bio: Bill Elzey is the owner and manager of Showplace Lawns in Austin, Texas.
Filmmaker: Todd Green
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Gardening Solutions - Garden Tools for Weeding

In this installment of Gardening Solutions, UF/IFAS Horticulturist Erin Alvarez discusses some tools to consider for the home gardener. Produced by IFAS Communications Educational Video for the UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology and Powered by the UF/IFAS Institute for Plant Innovation
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Three Basic Mig Welding Techniques For Home and Garden

Learn Three Basic Mig Welding Techniques For Home and Garden DIY welding projects in this short video presented by Mitchell Dillman and Alex Fahl of Colorado Rock-n-Logs.

Technique number one: Learn where to look and what to look for.

Technique number two: Brace your welding hand on the table or any other solid surface.

Technique number three: Learn the loop.

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Tools and basic welding gear used in this video include:

– Lincoln Electric Easy MIG 140 115V Flux Cored/MIG Welder – 140 Amp Output, Model# K2697-1
by Lincoln Electric

Rhino Large View (4″ X 2.6″) + Grind – Auto Darkening Welding Helmet – Carbon Fiber RH01
by Rhino Welding Helmets

Tillman 3848 24″ W x 48″ L Leather Bib Apron
by Tillman

Hobart 770150 MIG Multi-Function Welding Pliers
by Hobart
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