Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

March, 2008
Regional Report

Web Finds

The No-Dig Garden
The No Dig Garden Web site is an interesting mix of lighthearted talk about gardening and good solid advice for no-dig gardening. The site has specifics about how to get started, how to manage pests, home remedies, and even gardening with children. It will make you think about a new way to garden if you've never tried it before.

Tool or Gardening Product

Cool Dirt Tool
The Cool Dirt Tool is the answer if you have little storage space. It is a handle with eight tool heads that lock in place with a pin. The handle is strong, and each of the heads can be used in two positions. The heads come with a caddy to carry them, and the whole thing attaches to the long handle. The whole package costs $74.95 plus shipping, and it comes with a 30-day, money-back guarantee. See it at:


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