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Quick Start for Your Accessible Garden

  Increase Your Hand Strength Use gloves with sticky surface. Build up handle to make it fatter by using bicycle grips, foam, or pipe insulation wrap. Support the wrist with cock-up splints; think about enabling garden tools that are ergonomically… Continue Reading Quick Start for Your Accessible Garden

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Ground cover plants – out-compete the weeds

There are many ways of trying to control weeds. We can remove them by hoeing them out or by burning them with a flame gun. We can try to prevent them growing by putting down mulches. Each of these methods… Continue Reading Ground cover plants – out-compete the weeds

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Container Gardening Details

Container Gardening – Necessity or Not – A great way to grow tasty food. FOR SOME gardeners, growing vegetables in containers is a necessity. City-dwellers make use of rooftops, balconies, alleyways, sidewalks or whatever little space they have available. Gardeners… Continue Reading Container Gardening Details

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Blind Gardener, Voracious Reader

Optacon, Braille Typewriter and Internet aid the sight impaired. For Ellen Di Nardo, a longtime gardener blind since age 4, touch is the primary way of navigating the world. She is a voracious reader on gardening subjects, using an Optacon–a… Continue Reading Blind Gardener, Voracious Reader

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Quick Start – Tips for Accessible Gardens

Quick Start for your accessible garden Grip Tips Use gloves with sticky surface. Build up handle to make it fatter by using bicycle grips, foam, or pipe insulation wrap. Support the wrist with cock-up splints; think about enabling garden tools… Continue Reading Quick Start – Tips for Accessible Gardens

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