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The Resilient Gardener

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we cultivate ease and joy through our love of gardening.

You’ll find practical tips and techniques and insightful and
innovative advice to help you adapt and flourish.

Toni’s Tool Tips | Thumb-Controlled Hand Sprayer

By Toni Gattone | May 24, 2018

While we are talking about watering the garden, another Senior Select product is a thumb-controlled hand sprayer. The one I like has the seven patterns you will use the majority of the time. Thumb-controlled devices like this one are great to water window boxes because you can control the flow of water easily and you …

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Toni’s Tool Tips | Watering Hoses

By Toni Gattone | May 24, 2018

Quality Lightweight Hoses Do Exist! Maybe I bought the wrong hoses in the first place. I was always wrestling with them when I was unraveling it or unkinking it and the darn thing was heavier than I wanted to do when I wanted to put it back on the hose hanger. I found it was …

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Toni’s Tool Tips | Scoops, Sharpeners & Seats, Oh My!

By Toni Gattone | May 24, 2018

More great tools for the Adapted Garden …

Garden UP with Vertical Gardening

By Toni Gattone | May 19, 2018

No space? No problem. Grow your flowers and veggies up by finding inventive vertical gardening opportunities. It’s nice to know you can garden without having to bend down at all. Vertical gardening is a technique of growing plants in hanging baskets, window boxes and trellises so most of the maintenance is at waist-to-eye-level, enabling you …

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Re-cycle, re-use and re-purpose your pre-loved things

By Toni Gattone | May 18, 2018

Any vessel that can hold soil and has drainage will work as a re-purposed container. Look in your attic or your garage to find mementos you are not ready to let go of, but all it has been doing is gathering dust. Go to garage sales to find unique, interesting objects. Make sure they are …

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