Synopses & Reviews
Want to have more fun gardening--and save time and make tricky jobs easier while you're doing it? What you need is a great garden gadget--or a whole wheelbarrow full of them! And now, for less than the price of a gadget you can buy in a store, you can have an entire book of instructions for garden gizmos that you can make yourself. You don't have to go out and buy special materials to make these doodads, either. Chances are, you already have materials around your house for these fast and easy projects. You'll find out how to:
Turn milk jugs into a deep-watering irrigation system for tomatoes
Create your own seed tapes with flour or gelatin, water, and newspaper or paper towels
Fashion a tree trunk protector from a plastic nursery pot
Transform an old baby gate into an instant garden trellis
Make an instant birdbath with a tomato cage and a drainage tray
A lively and informative guide to creating fun, clever gardening aids out of common household materials ranging from PVC pipe to bedsheets to paintbrushes. Illustrations.