Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

Allen and Judy Merten (
Sun, 07 Mar 1999 11:04:57 -0600

Hi George and all,
    I had a solid wheeled wheel barrow. Replaced it with a pneumatic tired one
like contractors use with a deep steel body. It is a lot easier to push,
stronger handles and better balance.
    Bastrop Co., Tx

George Shirley wrote:

> penny x stamm wrote:
> > George, what does a "good garden cart" look like? My
> > wheelbarrow is collapsing, and I am in dire need......
> >
> > Penny, NY zone 6, still very much winter
> >
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> I've been looking at the high wheel (looks like bike wheels but stronger) 1
> or 2 cubic yard carts. Friend has one, I forget the name, and it rolls
> easily with a good sized load and you can pull the front closure and dump
> the load readily. Several of the garden supply catalogs carry them and a few
> of the places like Home Depot and Lowe's carry them. I have seen several in
> the Northern catalog and, the next time I get the catalog, may order one.
> Our old wheelbarrow is about 30 years old, with a solid front wheel and is a
> real pain to push around. Just hate to throw anything out so may try to
> rework the old one for light duty use.
> George