Celebrating 40 Years: A Review of The Encyclopedia of Country Living

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The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition has over 900 pages of instructions, recipes, and resources for self-sufficiency and simple living. Practical and fun topics include growing nut trees, raising goats, beekeeping, soapmaking and wood harvesting. Read our review of the book, on Gardener’s Path.

On Constructing Urban Gardens with Matt James

A rooftop deck with a table and chairs, and various plants growing around the border, with a brick chimney topped with red chimney pots, and a blue sky in the background.

Are you living in the city and wondering how to create a mini garden oasis with a just few square feet of ground, a balcony, or even a stairwell? It’s time to check out a comprehensive practical guide called The Urban Gardener, by popular UK garden design expert Matt James. Read our review now on Gardener’s Path.

5 Snow Blowers that Get the Job Done Right

Best Snow Blowers Reviewed | GardenersPath.com

Shopping for a snow blower this season? There’s a lot to consider, like whether to buy an electric, gas, or battery-powered model. This informative article from Gardener’s Path reviews 5 top-selling products with exceptional features for snow removal. Read on to make the choice that’s right for you!

Your Must-Have Tool This Winter: 7 Top-Rated Snow Shovels

Top rated snow shovels to get through the winter. | GardenersPath.com

Here comes winter, with a vengeance! Read our reviews of 7 popular snow shovels that will help you to clear your property in time for nature’s next onslaught. Did you know that some are for pushing, and others, for lifting? Learn how to use equipment properly and stay safe, right here on Gardener’s Path.

Oh, Felco F-2, and All the Things You Can Do!

Thumbs up for these garden pruners. | GardenersPath.com

There’s no way to overstate the necessity of a good pair of pruners in the garden and in the yard. Despite the overwhelming variety of pruners on the market, the Felco F-2 outperforms the rest by a long shot. Read more about why the F-2 is so great, right here on Gardener’s Path.

The Best Gear Bags for Gardening: Garden Tote Bag Review

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As any gardener worth their dirt will tell you, a good tote bag is an important component for saving time and staying organized. It will hold your hand tools and accessories, and keep personal items like a phone, water bottle, and keys safe and easy to access. But not all gear bags are of the same quality. To save you the time and effort, we’ve culled those that don’t make the grade, and sourced only the cream of the crop. Keep reading on Gardener’s Path to find out which ones get our seal of approval!

The Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening

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Raised beds are excellent for those with hard clay or soils with too much sand. They assist with drainage for climates with too much rain and help retain moisture for those who don’t get enough. And they are ideal for those with back and knee problems. Read more about the benefits of these gardening enclosures now!

The Best Birdbaths: Your Guide to Water Features for Your Feathered Friends

The Best Birdbaths on the Market Today | Gardenerspath.com

What’s new in the garden this spring? Birdbaths! The relaxing tones of chirping birds and trickling water are yours for the asking with these popular products and accessories. Add the easiest of all water features to your backyard this weekend, and sit back and de-stress with your feathered friends. Read more now on Gardener’s Path.

Maintaining Your Garden Hand Tools

Maintaining Your Garden Hand Tools

Do you have problems using that old shovel or hoe (or even more likely – brand new ones)? If so, lack of maintenance may be the issue. Read what you need to do to properly maintain your gardening tools now.