Hand Care Tips For Gardeners

Keeping your hands soft and healthy-looking

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Dirty Hands

It is so great to connect with nature working on the great outdoors transforming and bringing change to our surroundings whether it is beautifying by adding a flower garden, a lily pond, container gardening, growing fruits, herbs, or vegetables one thing for sure and that is gardening can be such a rewarding experience as we reap a harvest of our labor.

Gardening also offers the opportunity of getting that much-needed exercise both mentally and physically and is a great hobby as we strengthen that bond with family and friends who also take delight in this hobby which has proven to work wonders.

Working with your hands

One challenge that many gardeners face however and that is protecting their hands from weeks, months, and years of working in their gardens. Our hands go through a lot as we dig, shovel, hoe, plant, and do all of that other good stuff as we take on those garden projects.

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Plants That Are Poisonous For Cats

Plants That Are Poisonous For Cats

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A cat in the garden

In our last discussion, we looked at plants that are poisonous to dogs, In this article, we will look at plants that are poisonous to cats. Just as a dog is said to be man’s best friend I believe that I can safely say that cats also befriend us and are loyal friends that will last a lifetime.

My son owned a cat once, we had him from a kitten. I would watch on many occasions as my son played with that cat rolling over on the floor running back and forth as both him and that cat interacted in the most fun-filled way.

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Plants That Are Poisonous For Dogs

Plants That Are Poisonous To Dogs

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A dog in the garden

There is an old saying that “a dog is man’s best friend”. When we look at the loyalty of our four-legged friends it is so amazing how dogs are so loyal. This has been my experience with many dogs that I brought up from puppies to adults.

No matter what size or what breed they are we can all agree that a dog will never leave our side. It’s so funny to see how happy they become and how they display such affection after we return home from a long day out.

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Garden Safety

Gardening a rewarding experience

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White Flowering Lily

Gardening can be a very rewarding experience as you connect with nature giving nature a helping hand. I have so many great experiences working on the great outdoors beautifying and completely transforming whole areas that gave such a wonderful feeling.

I remembered my childhood experience of growing vegetables in my garden and having a feeling of accomplishment as I watched those veggies grow to full maturity and enjoyed the fruits of my labor.

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Landscape safety gear

Protecting yourself while working in your garden

Whether you are working at home on a small landscape project or working for a company and taking on major projects the thing to always keep in mind is safety first. The goal of any landscape project is to complete the job but being safe at the same time.

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A first aid kit

Unfortunately, many accidents within the field of landscape and gardening happen every year, simply because individuals don’t take safety measures very seriously. I have seen many persons over the years having to take a trip to the doctor’s office because of not wearing safety gear.

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