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Garden Tool Basics on Plantchat

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Sun, Jan, 25, 2015 @ 15:01 PM

Corona_CG_tools-1-26-2015[small]Spring Planting! Gardeners across the country are eagerly anticipating the coming of balmy days and moist soil. The American Horticultural Society and Corona Tools are discussing planting tools on #Plantchat this week. By selecting the right tools for the job, gardeners save physical effort, reduce wear and tear on bodies and hands, achieve better leverage, and also save both time and money. Learn how Corona tools are designed for strength and comfort, and how to care for them with "the voice" of Corona social media, Chris Sabbarese.  Contribute your ideas and experience with your favorite tools for planting.

Check out the countdown calendar to Spring!

This week there are great prizes in store for tweeters during the #Plantchat hour.  Just show up and tweet with us and we'll have random winners throughout the chat.  You could tweet yourself with a new Corona or AHS membership!  Come join us for the fun, conversation and prizes and get ready for a new season of planting.

You're Invited!

Join @CoronaTools and #Plantchat co-partner, American Horticultural Society Digital Communications Manager, Charlotte Germane @AHS_Gardening, invite comments this week.  This week's topic is Planting Tool Basics. The live chat begins Monday, January 26, 2015 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST, were we come together with green industry experts and fellow horticultural tweeps each week to discuss all things related to plants and horticulture, since 2014.

Discussion Overview  

  • Essential Planting Tools for gardeners - lists for raised beds gardeners, direct sown, small spaces
  • Tool Selection - finding the tool that fits your needs, tasks and goals
  • Tool Maintenance - maintaining your tools are essential for extending the life of your tools 
  • Tool Cleaning -  Tips for properly cleaning your tools
  • Proper Tool Storage - Learn how to store tools in your tool shed
Join the Conversation

Plantchat logo on Corona Tools

Don’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #plantchat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hastag to all your tweets or join us in the plantchat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion. 

About Plantchat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now plantchat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries. 

Topics: #Plantchat, Planting Tool Basics, Spring Planting

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