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Sissy
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PostSubject: Dollar Store Idea   Dollar Store Idea Icon_minitimeTue 19 Jun 2012, 10:04 am

I have several flower pots outside and even though I use soil especially formulated for containers, the soil still gets hard and compacted in the pot. Regular gardening tools are too large to get into the pots to loosen the soil.

So, last night, with my mom in tow, we went to the dollar store and I bought two dinner forks for $1.00. I use the fork and rough up the soil and aerate it. I gave the other fork to my mom because she's been using their everyday dinner forks. Yuck!
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PostSubject: Re: Dollar Store Idea   Dollar Store Idea Icon_minitimeTue 19 Jun 2012, 4:52 pm

Sounds like a plan to me .. I have a small set of fork I use for my herbs garden
Sissy have you tried self watering balls I have several balls that are very small colorful
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PostSubject: Re: Dollar Store Idea   Dollar Store Idea Icon_minitimeWed 20 Jun 2012, 10:08 am

I never used the balls because people I know who have, say they don't work all that well. I'm glad to hear that you're having no problems with them.
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PostSubject: Re: Dollar Store Idea   Dollar Store Idea Icon_minitimeThu 21 Jun 2012, 9:05 am

Clever alternative Sissy! Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Dollar Store Idea   Dollar Store Idea Icon_minitimeThu 21 Jun 2012, 10:16 am

Thanks skin. The fork is working great.
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