Category Archives: Gardening

Weeding: 4 Keys to Cure Gardener’s Knees

They’re not only a burden on your veggies, they tear the knees to bits and leave your lower back screaming for Roundup. Today we’re going to save not only the environment(please don’t use Roundup) but your body from deteriorating under the strain of weeds and bending low in the garden. The truth is, weeding has the potential as the most physically Continue reading ...

Mindful Mulching: 8 Ways to be Pain Free in the Garden

Swinging a spade is one of the oldest and noblest occupations for fitness and mobility. You could lift weights to pop music or induce pain with gym machines that do a poor job of imitating natural, functional movements… or you can get out in the fresh air with the shovel and compete with Rafael Nadal or Tiger Woods for the best core strength. Whether Continue reading ...

5 Tips to Avoid Power Tool Remorse

Gardeners know only too well the next day aftermath of power tool useage. But it is easily solved when you understand how you are bringing it upon yourself. Here’s the lesson in coordination that didn’t come with the manual on “how to use the tool” so that you can stop it from happening in the future. My very first client was a tall englishman Continue reading ...