Pruning tools are essential in the garden but do you know the best tools for pruning trees, plants, and shrubs? How about the easiest way to cut grasses, perennials, roots, and vines? I’ll show you how to pick the right tool for the job.
1. Disinfect pots, tools, and greenhouses Hydrogen peroxide is widely used in medical and laboratory establishments for sterilizing surgical tools and work surfaces because of its broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity. Use 6%-9% solution to disinfect seed trays, pots, and other containers before they are reused. Dip pruning tools in the solution before use, and between plants, to reduce the risk of introducing pathogens into the wounds.… [read more]