The Resilient Gardener

The Resilient Gardener

Welcome to The Resilient Gardener Blog, an inspiring place where
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 | Radius Weeder

By Toni Gattone | May 17, 2018

And here’s another great tool that truly is ergonomic … This is a weeder from the Radius tool line and it makes gardening easier because it is lightweight and keeps your wrist in a neutral position. All the Radius tools are great because they are guaranteed for life.

Straighten Up!

By Toni Gattone | May 15, 2018

Here’s an example of the wrong way and right way to use your wrist. When choosing a new garden tool, find one that allows your wrist to be in a neutral, non-twisted position. Otherwise, when you twist your wrist to use your pruners, that repetitive movement over time can cause unnecessary pain. So straighten up!

Toni’s Tool Tips | Gloves, Gloves and More Gloves

By Toni Gattone | April 24, 2018

I’m convinced there’s a right glove for every job in the garden.

Toni’s Tool Tips | Get a Grip (part 2)

By Toni Gattone | April 19, 2018

Toni’s Tool Tips | Plasti Dip

By Toni Gattone | April 12, 2018

Another way you can add more comfort to your tools is by using a product called Plasti Dip. This product can be found at most hardware stores and by dipping your tool handles in this plasticized rubber material, you will not only increase the size and comfort of the grip, but you can change the …

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