Tips to pain-free gardening

Gardeners can lessen the aches and pains that can come from growing plants at home by heeding the advice of gardening expert and author Melinda Myers.
Vertical gardening: Grow plants on a blank wall, fence or post. Height makes gardening easier and creates visual interest.
Choose tools wisely: Look for ergonomic grips, long handles and ratcheted tools to keep posture upright, provide more power and make the grip easier.
Leverage heavy loads: Split up large loads into smaller increments. Use eve...

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