The Transylvania Times -

By Janet Lute
Transylvania County Extension Master 

Master Gardener: Practice Safety In The Garden


April 4, 2019

We don’t always think of our gardens as being a source of danger, but if we are not prepared, we can find ourselves with aches and pains, or even a trip to the emergency room in our future. It is important to treat gardening like we would other activities, where we warm up before heading out to the garden beds.

The equipment that we use should be used correctly and with care, our clothing should be appropriate for the task and we should know our personal limitations. Joan Furniss and Sara Freeman will present a talk entitled “Stretching for Gardeners and Personal Protection in the Gar...

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