With the summer in full force, not everyone heads to the beach. Some people would rather work in their garden.
Though gardening tools are not a major expense, maintaining them is an easy way to save a few dollars and only takes a few minutes after each use.
1- Rinse all gardening tools before storing them ‘til next use. Rinsing will not only remove dirt, it will reduce spreading plant disease from one plant to another.
2- Store your tools where they will be dry, and never put them away until fully dry. Rust is one of the most common reasons for replacing gardening tools.
3- Anything with wood handles, wipe the handles down with a rag dampened with Linseed Oil at the beginning and end of each season.
4- Keep blades and shovels