Gardening & Tools: Here’s its Untold Significance and True Meaning of Quality Tools
Surfing, chatting, and playing digital games are perhaps the latest hobbies of our modern lives. However, just some time ago, the favorite hobbies were such that they were good for both physical and mental wellness and did not have any side effects. One such hobby was gardening. It was an integral part of daily life.
With a small bag of seeds and shovel that were the only tools of sustenance, the level of satisfaction never went down. Even today, this is the experience of several gardeners who still love to spend their time in nurturing the nature. So, what pushes them to remain amidst the nature and not amidst the digital world? The secret is…
Secrets of Gardening
Well, there is no one secret. There are actually a few of it. For most gardeners, gardening is not just a hobby, a means to add beauty to surroundings, or a favorite time pass activity. It holds an emotional, physical, and overall wellbeing value. According to the National Garden Bureau, gardening:
- Helps in growing and eating one’s own naturally grown food without pesticides
- Enables doing both aerobic and cardio workout
- Allows earning livelihood
- Act as a calm retreat
- Removes stress (weeding)
- Uplifts the spirit (colorful flowers) and provides spiritual connection
- Improves the personal living space and environment
- Preserves childhood memories (yours and/or your grand children’s)
It goes without saying that a harvest of healthy and delectable veggies along with colorful flowers gives a sense of achievement when glanced first during the blossoming season or when the visitors appreciate the same.
With so many benefits of gardening, it is obvious for anyone to still stick to gardening and make it a part of daily routine with maximum time to spend. For gardening to show its so many beneficial colors, it is essential to have quality tools.
Quality Gardening Tools
It is fine if you have a fewer tools for gardening but it is just not fine to have low quality tools. Most of us prefer buying a gardening tool featuring a modern design and expensive price, rather than an old blacksmith technology at a modest rate. However, the adage that old is gold holds true here.
A tool with old blacksmith technology is bound to make your gardening less tiresome as well as more pleasant. It is also bound to function for more years while giving you the peace of mind if something goes wrong.
There’s nothing wrong in buying a modern gardening tool but if the cost it carries only goes into the pockets of the makers and their shareholders, then it is worth reconsidering. Thus, it is wise to choose makers who care about quality and functionality, and not money.
These artisans handcraft in the old fashioned way but with the finest and latest suitable metals and making tool parts. So, you get the best of both worlds: Modern making technology and the benefit of old and toned knowledge of making it.
In short, quality tools are the ones that are made with the intention of improvisation, and not monetization.