Maybe in a normal disaster or for an emergency preparedness
event having hand garden tools might not be something you would think would be
as important as other emergency supplies for storage. But if you are
trying to prepare for the long run where there could be an economical crash in
your country or maybe an invasion, how long would it take for the stores to be
cleared of food and how long would your food storage last, especially if your
helping in feeding many people (at least that should be our intention if it came
down to it). Hopefully you would have stored enough food storage for a few
years, especially if you live in an urban area. But having some knowledge about
gardening and actually growing one if all possible would be very practical.
With the farming skills slowly dying, most of us don't have much experience if
not at all in growing a garden. It was our grandparents and great
grandparents that knew how. There are many books that can be bought online
and at your local book store that can teach you how to garden and seeds
to get. In the mean time it would be wise to buy some garden tools to have
ready for use when needed.
Not much need of explaining on how to use hand garden tools
since for most of us it is just common sense.
Though some hand garden tools, such as the round or square shovel,
could come in more use than just gardening. If an earthquake hit your area
it would be very useful to use for cleaning up or digging if someone was trapped.
Or having to dig a latrine somewhere if sewer lines were broken Or maybe for repairs
needing to be done if some disaster hit. In any case tools always seem to
come in good use.
Hand mowers isn't maybe a top-of-the-list preparedness item,
but if everything is in place for you, hand mowers are good if there is no fuel
to be bought for your gas mower or electricity for your electric mower.
During long time periods of no commodities a hand mower would be great to cut
your lawn with.
Here is a list of hand garden
tools to consider:
Small garden tools
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