Posts Tagged ‘ Tools ’

Need a gift for a gardener? Here are 5 great ideas

November 27, 2012
bird feeders in Amherst NY

People who want to buy a gift for a gardener often don’t know what to get. They see an item that they think might be nice, but then wonder if it’s really useful or whether the gardener already has it. Today we’re going to give you five suggestions for gifts that gardeners will love....
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Keep birds out of your berries & six more tips for growing food

August 21, 2012
Keep birds out of your berries & six more tips for growing food

by Connie Oswald Stofko You may remember Jim Gugliuzza of Lockport, who earlier showed us how to braid garlic. He has large fruit and vegetable plots in his yard on Walnut Street that he shared during Lockport in Bloom in July. The sign that hangs there sums it up– Check it out below right....
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4 tips on choosing proper tools for your garden in Buffalo area

March 6, 2012
gardening shovel Nellie Gardner featured image

Using the proper tools in your garden can make your life easier,  save you time and keep you out of the doctor’s office, said Nellie Gardner, horticulturist at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House Complex. Gardner, along with her assistant, Norma Wiegley, will lead a workshop called “The Sharpest Tool in the Shed” from 6:30 to...
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Herb gadgets make it easier for you to preserve your crop

August 16, 2011
Herb Tools from Mischler's in Amherst NY

The right tool for the job can make your work easier. If you grow herbs, check out the fun selection of herb tools available at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd. (between Main St. and Wehrle Dr.), Williamsville. Cut your sprigs into strips or mince away with a multiblade scissor. Use the rocking...
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