For hundreds of years before the pruner was invented in the early nineteenth century, gardeners relied on billhooks for cutting tasks. The small billhook with the ring at the end of its handle was found in a Roman tomb. The second from the right was discovered in the moat of a thirteenth-century castle during an archaeological dig. Although handles came in a wide variety of shapes, the easiest and safest to use were those shaped to fit the palm of the hand.
Want to add a garden but have limited space? This pyramid-shaped planter provides 36 linear feet of planting area, yet its base is compact enough to sit nicely on a deck or patio. Fill it with flowers, herbs or vegetables--its unique tiered design allows
This witch made a crash landing on your front porch! To make the decoration, dress bendable mannequin legs (available online) in striped stockings and buckled shoes. Place the legs upside down in a tall urn filled with moss by your front door.