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Friday Favorite: Nutscene Twine

February 15th, 2019

I’ve used just about every type of garden twine out there and Nutscene is definitely my personal favorite. It’s not cheap, but it’s worth the extra amount for a variety of reasons. For one, I find it last throughout a long season and often through the winter as well, which makes it nice for tying up perennial vines. The dispensing tin makes it so much easier to use, no dropping it and having it unravel and wrap itself around a few plants or under a rose bush. I’m a fan of the green color since it is much less visible in the garden, something that of particular importance to me since I sell photos of my garden.

For the past few years I’ve used a few other types of twine, thankfully Mr Chiots got me a can of Nutscene for Christmas. I’m happy once again to have a stock of my favorite twine. This size will last me a few years. If you haven’t tried it before give it a try, if you have a gardener in your life, consider this when you need a gift for them. You can also purchase refills for the tin in case you don’t need a new one, it’s cheaper that way as well.

Do you have any great garden supplies to recommend?

One Comment to “Friday Favorite: Nutscene Twine”
  1. David Bentz on February 16, 2019 at 8:33 am

    Susy, my stirrup hoe is my favorite garden supply item. It was given to me by a friend that tried gardening but found that she really didn’t care to put that much time into growing vegetables when she could just buy them at the grocery store. It was love at first use. It looked pretty old so I think it was given to her as well. Most of my garden tools have been given to me by disgruntled gardeners that don’t wat to garden any more. Some of my friends have been inspired to try gardening because of my conversations and writings about my gardens. However, they give it up when they discover how much time and effort it takes and that they really don’t save that much money. Gardening is about the love of being out in the fresh air, digging in the dirt, and watching plants grow.

    Have a great day anticipating tying up plants.

    Nebraska Dave

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.

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