I’m speaking of course, about your loyal garden tools. Those faithful blister makers and back ackers that have served you so well throughout this year’s growing season; and they would like to be put to bed for the winter.
A bath though is in order, not for comfort of course, but for longevity of the tool.
A dirty tool will rust quicker than one that has been cleaned of all debris. Soil and stuff retains moisture, moisture accelerates rust.Once cleaned a thin coating of oil will continue the rust prevention; by the time spring arrives the oil will have dissipated.
You can also extend the life of your wooden handles with a coat of Polyurethane. Remove the dirt with a 100 grit sand paper; scrape the big chunks off first with a…a…. big chunk scraper.
If you haven’t winterized your mower or other power equipment, a few Blogs back can give you some information on what to do for quick starts come this spring.
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