Garden Handcarts

Garden carts have taken over where the wheelbarrow left off. Today's modern garden cart is so well balanced that it will handle bulky materials with complete stability and without a lot of musclepower. Unlike the wheelbarrow, carts allow you to move even the heaviest of loads with minimal effort

Manufacturers have begun to make a wide variety of carts, from small-wheeled, wedge-shaped models with with a capacity of four cubic feet to large, 26-inch wheel carts designed to carry anything from leaves to sacks of mulch to four or five bales of hay.

Some manufacturers provide these carts in the form of do-it-yourself kits. To assemble at home, some kits require additional materials such as plywood paneling. The saving on these kits is in the region of $15 to 20.

Wheelbarrowcarts

Figure 4.06 Versatile garden cart

This card has four load-carrying features: (1) the raised front panel allows it to move big bulky loads; (2) the open back makes it easy to carry heavy, long loads such as an extension ladder; (3) the swinging dump front allows you to dump compost and wood chips easily; (4) the cart's flat sides makes it possible to use the entire bed space for carrying bales of hay and similar items.

GARDEN WAY CARTS

102nd Street 8e 9th Ave.

Troy, NY 12180

Figure 4.06 Versatile garden cart

This card has four load-carrying features: (1) the raised front panel allows it to move big bulky loads; (2) the open back makes it easy to carry heavy, long loads such as an extension ladder; (3) the swinging dump front allows you to dump compost and wood chips easily; (4) the cart's flat sides makes it possible to use the entire bed space for carrying bales of hay and similar items.

GARDEN WAY CARTS

102nd Street 8e 9th Ave.

Troy, NY 12180

To many a gardener, "them's fightin' words!" They'd sooner eat plastic-wrapped tomatoes than be caught with a plastic tool in the garden. To many other gardeners, however, the brightly colored, lightweight, and inexpensive plastic tools are just what they want These tools can handle any garden chore a metal tool can, yet are immune to garden chemicals and the weather—no crust, no rust, no fuss. And since these tools are cheaper than their metal counterparts, it's no big deal if you lose one now and then. Especially useful are the trowels, transplanters, hand rakes, and hand hoes. One manufacturer has a complete line in attractive colors including red, green, blue, orange, yellow and gray:

NORTH CENTRAL PLASTICS, INC.

Ellendale, MN 56026.

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