Category Archives: garden tools

More About Soil Block Molds

I tried using molds to make soil blocks for starting seeds for the first time this year.  I found that they worked well for the okra and some of the herbs that I planted in them, although a few herbs such … Continue reading

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New Garden Tool: Soil Block Molds

I bought a new toy tool for the garden this year, a set of soil block molds from Lee Valley Tools.  They produce compressed cubes of potting soil that allow you to plant seeds without using pots. This was appealing … Continue reading

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New Garden Rake

My old garden rake was great, except for one thing:  it kept coming apart.  The metal “business end” slipped out of the wooden handle every few minutes whenever I used it.  It was fine when it was new, but once … Continue reading

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