Friday, July 25, 2014

Super cool mulch moving tool...thank you Dad

As you know I've been moving about 24 yards of wood chips. I've discovered certain things about shovelling wood chips. You can't jam a shovel into a pile of chips. You need to slide the shovel along the ground. If it's packed down, it can be too heavy to move. So I needed something to pull the mulch from the top over the front. Then loose and fluffy, it is easy to pick up. I tried every tool but settled on my garden rake. Then PING a light went on and I remembered this beautiful old potato rake I was given for Christmas this past year by my Dad. It was his fathers. I brought it out. I had forgotten how heavy it was. And the tines are sharp. It is the PERFECT mulch moving tool. Thank you Dad, I will cherish it for the rest of my life. 


Mark Willis said...

Jobs like that are so much easier when you have the right tool!

Unknown said...

Sure is, tools are integral in any project, not to mention gardening!