We love the expandable garden rake from
Better Garden Tools for our victory garden.
A few months back we decided, as a company, to plant a victory garden in the field behind our office.
With the intention of feeding the employees, and donating a row or two to a local food bank, we set about with an introductory meeting for interested parties, and selecting leaders for the project. Judy Rosson, Hobby Farms
sales manager, and me, were deemed queens of the victory garden.
As of today, a 2,500-square-foot plot has been rough tilled, and is awaiting volunteers to rake, clear rocks and prepare the bed for composted manure, being delivered on Friday by our publisher, Joe Morris, from his nearby horse farm.
Judy and I will be working the ground tomorrow morning, and planting seedlings on Sunday.
We had a surprise visit yesterday from a local businessman, David Voll, president of Better Garden Tools (in Louisville), who dropped by to donate some expandable rakes (with super strong steel tines—we love these!) and some ratchet pruners.
When he heard of our plans, he offered to mail us some additional gardening tools to help. Awesome!
If you have suggestions on how to recruit volunteers during the totally unglamourous beginning stages of a garden, post them here. I’m all ears!
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