Saturday, May 03, 2008

Late For The Hoe Down

Here are my two hoes...the long handled one that I've had forever and the short handled one that belonged to my father-in-law...which I've never actually used. The truth is they are shown here relaxing in the yard because that is what they usually do...neither of them do all that much work. At one point in time I used the long handled one a lot but now there just isn't much room to swing a hoe...I guess because I usually work in small areas at a time. And the short handled one looks like a back ache waiting to happen...but I keep it anyway for sentimental reasons.


Carol Michel said...

Does it surprise you to know that I keep some of my hoes for sentimental reasons, too? Your hoes are in plenty of time for the hoe down. Thanks for joining in!

Carol, May Dreams Gardens

Annie in Austin said...

I agree that it's nice to have heirloom tools, Leslie, whether or not you use them all the time.
But don't those rather masculine garden hoes look a little uncomfortable sitting on the pink-striped wicker chair?


Anonymous said...

Hello, I like your hoes. My garden is still a youngster so I still have room to use them. I wanted to thank you so much for stopping by my blog and sharing your snail advice. I am definitely going to try this!

Meems said...

leslie: Well at least your hoes have found a cute and comfortable place to rest... their no dummies. It is curious how many gardeners don't use hoes but have them tucked away somewhere.
Meems @Hoe&Shovel