The BEST OF THE MUST-HAVES 2006
AquaVor® Easy Feeding Cans –The integrated design eliminates multiple trips and messy measuring or mixing. A two position rotating spout allows for delicate flow or fast delivery while the interchangeable fertilizer cartridge makes it easy to select and dispense a variety of liquid products right from the can. Visit www.aquavor.com for pricing and availability.
BugBand™ – The new BugBand products feature all-natural, pleasant smelling Geraniol which has been proven more effective at repelling insects than DEET and citronella. Visit www.bugband.net.
The CobraHead® Precision Weeder and Cultivator – The blade is a Steel Fingernail® that becomes an extension of your hand and helps accomplish any garden task from weeding to de-thatching. This all-in-one tool is available at garden retailers or online at www.cobrahead.com.
Dramm Watering Wands – These wands feature fingertip shut-off valves reducing overall water consumption by applying water where and when you want it. Visit www.dramm.com to see the full selection of Dramm products.
GardenArmor™ Gloves – Providing unsurpassed cut and puncture resistance and made with SuperFabric® brand material, these washable, durable gloves offer gardeners 90x the puncture resistance of regular gloves. They provide the toughest protection yet against yard and garden hazards. Available at www.safegrasp.com in a variety of styles, sizes, and prices ranges.
GreenJeans™ – These heavy duty chaps with built-in kneepads and a hang-from-the-waist design aids in preventing loss of circulation. The chaps slip on and off quickly over pants and boots for an easy transition in and outside. Available in four sizes at www.muscleandarmfarm.com.
Hound Dog’s Edge Hound® and Bulb Hound® – The easy-to-handle Edge Hound edges walkways, installs coiled edging, cuts trenches and chops roots, stumps and ice. The Bulb Hound is specially designed to cut and refill holes in one easy step for bulb planting. The unique quick release hand lever makes planting or transplanting bulbs quick and easy on the back. These durable products are available at home centers, hardware stores and garden centers. Visit www.hound-dog.com for more information.
Kombi – Featuring an innovative serrated design, these hard-working shovels make quick and easy work of any tough job. There are six sizes/varieties available. Call (706) 754-2875 to order directly or visit their site at kombigardentool.com
Midwest Rake Loop Hoe Combo Tool – Its exclusive design combines a three-prong cultivator with a loop hoe for dual-purpose weeding and cultivating. Constructed of heavy-duty steel, the loop hoe blade is replaceable. Available at www.midwestrake.com.
Nelson Nozzle Sprayers – The ergonomic design makes watering more comfortable. No need for constant hand activation with the state-of-the-art, thumb-activated flow control nozzles which feature up to 8 patterns of spray. Visit www.lrnelson.com for more information.
Treegator® – The original portable drip irrigation system in a bag. These innovative bags, designed specially for new plantings, slowly deliver water directly to the root zone over an extended period. This smart design allows for deep water saturation with no run-off evaporation. Two sizes available at www.treegator.com.
TrenchFoot™ – The next step in garden tools™ makes digging easier. Slip it over the handle of a shovel, fork or spade to increase leverage and make digging less of a chore. Visit www.trenchfoot.us for more information.
West County Gardener® Gloves – Gloves designed to help gardeners work with comfort and ease. Available in a wide array of styles, sizes and colors to match most gardening needs, the high-tech, medium weight gloves are durable and washer/dryer safe. Visit www.westcountygardener.com for more information and store locations.
WheelEasy – This collapsible yard cart with ground-level loading allows you to simply rake, shovel or slide items like leaves, weeds, bark and heavy boulders directly into the canvas barrel. It folds to cleverly conserve storage space. This easy-to-maneuver garden cart is available in two sizes (small holds 150 pounds, large 250 pounds) at www.allsopgarden.com.
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