My Newest Garden Tool

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  1. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    No... it doesn't have wheels or sharp blades. No... it doesn't help dig holes or spread mulch, dirt, fertilizer etc. Nope... doesn't help with the watering. And it surely doesn't pull up weeds!
    What is it you ask?
    Computer and internet access at home!
    What better tool than being connected to all of you smart, funny, talented, experienced and helpful gardeners here at the 'Stew any time of day or night!
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  3. Jerry Sullivan

    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    Great news!!

    Internet access at your fingertips is amazing, especially at any time of the day.

    Jerry
     
  4. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Now you too will be as addicted to the computer and all the wonders of the internet as the rest of us....goodbye sleep, hello surfing all night ;)
     
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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    ¡Olé!

    What better tool, indeed.
     



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  6. Netty

    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    One of my most favorite tools too :)
     
  7. KK Ng

    KK Ng Hardy Maple

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    Great Tool!! Never be without it!!!
     
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    marlingardener Strong Ash

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    Wonderful, Cheryl! Now remember, ALWAYS wash your hands before going to the computer from the garden. Keyboards don't like compost . . . .
     
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  9. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Fortunately, I already went through the surfing all night phase years ago when I used to have a computer at home. And since I work on a computer all day, I'm not too thrilled to come home at sit at one all night.
    I'd gotten used to not having access at home... but recent changes at work brought up an opportunity I couldn't pass up. The newspaper is going more "green" and instead of printing weekly, it is now only going to be printed every other week. On the week the print edition doesn't come out, we send out an electronic version. So, unfortunately, my co-worker was laid off.
    Her computer was just sitting there unused. And with my move almost an hour from the office, my boss asked that if I took the computer home, and she'd pay for internet access... would I mind doing some work from home if the need arose. So I jumped at the opportunity.
    There's not going to be alot I can do from here since I can't access all our files from our intranet. But there are certain instances, like last night... a breaking news story needed to be sent out.
    So I already feel like I'm upholding my end of the bargain.
    Plus I won't be spending all my mornings at work uploading pictures instead of working... but I didn't tell her that! :-D
     
  10. Frank

    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    In a way it is like a garden tool. Think of it as having a plant reference book in your wheelbarrow :)
     
  11. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Frank...I think it's more than any book. Anybody can find information online somewhere or buy a book. But here... it's so much more. Real LIVE people with REAL info, stories, advice, photos and experience.
    Geez... I'm beginning to sound like a greeting card or something! :D
     
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    what an awsome way to get this tool cl! congrats!
     

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