the deep middle

gardening + writing in the prairie echo since 2007
An orange-handled soil knife is a very useful garden tool to have on hand when planting plugs and small plants.

Tools We Use

We get asked all of the time what our go-to tools are for install and management. It’s really a simple list. Since we work with

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Front yard meadow bed full of diverse native plant flowers and grasses in the foreground, contrasting with the background of suburban monoculture lawns and hard concrete surfaces like streets, sidewalks, and driveways. We can do better for the health and resilience in the places we call home.