A Quick Tip for Your Tools: Great idea Sheila.

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A Quick Tip for Your Tools

By Sheila_FW
July 7, 2012

Paint garden tools a bright color so you don’t lose them in the garden.

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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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Jul 6, 2012 9:42 PM CST
I am forever more misplacing mine, thanks for the idea. Smiling
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Name: Marilyn
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Jul 6, 2012 11:44 PM CST
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Name: Linda
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Jul 7, 2012 9:51 AM CST
I should do that. Can't rely on my mind to necessarily remind me to bring the tools in. Not at my age.
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Name: Mary
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Jul 7, 2012 10:07 AM CST
LindaTX8 said:I should do that. Can't rely on my mind to necessarily remind me to bring the tools in. Not at my age.

I can't rely on my mind to remember that I used a particular tool. One year, I looked everywhere for a little paring knife I use in the yard. Found it the next spring while weeding. I had stuck it in the ground and forgotten about it. *Blush*
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Name: Renée
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Jul 8, 2012 7:24 PM CST
This spring I found a shovel still leaning against a tree in our woods where I'd left it two years ago. Rolling on the floor laughing
I started painting my tools with that florescent orange spray paint, but it wears off too fast. Now I use bright yellow electrical tape. Is there a special paint that works best?

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