Understanding Common Gardening Tools

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Shovels, watering pots, irrigators and other gardening tools can ease your work. Learn more in this free educational video series. View Video Transcript

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This is called a figure eight it's for closing off the end of a mainline. Simply bend that over and then you have it closed. A cutter is very handy for cutting tubing, that was a nice clean cut. You'll need an inline filter on most irrigations to filter out any debris that might be in the water that would clog pools and mini sprinklers. It's a very fine filter, don't forget to clean that out every once in a while. It's necessary that it has the two ends on it. And, hole punchers, that's going to insert various things into your main line. I'm going to show how to use these later. This is for the keycap that we'll talk about, this is a straight connector for connecting two pieces and making it longer, I'll show you how to do that. Other than that, you might need a pair of pliers, this is your basic wand with a nice fine filter on it. So, those are the tools we'll be dealing with and we'll show you how to set them up in different configurations.