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Planting Peppers and Tomatoes with Valley Oak Tools

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Planting Peppers and Tomatoes with Valley Oak Tools

In our newest video, gardener David Grau demonstrates how to plant rows of peppers and tomatoes in your garden using Valley Oak Tools Broadforks, Wheel Hoe and attachments like the Furrower, Hiller, and new Bed Rakes.

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Managing Peach Leaf Curl

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Managing Peach Leaf Curl

Spring has certainly sprung here in Chico, California. The peaches were in bloom when this photo was taken, and now the leaves are pushing out. I see signs of leaf curl - the red puckered spots on the leaves.

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How To Plant Potatoes with a Valley Oak Wheel Hoe

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How To Plant Potatoes with a Valley Oak Wheel Hoe

Here in California it's warm enough to start preparing the spring garden. In this video, David Grau demonstrates how to plant potatoes using the Valley Oak Tools Wheel Hoe with a 12" Stirrup Blade attachment and a Furrower attachment.

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Mother Earth News magazine February / March 2016 issue review

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Mother Earth News magazine February / March 2016 issue review

Published 6 times a year, every issue of Mother Earth News magazine is full of helpful tips to help you improve your garden and live a more independent, sustainable lifestyle.

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How To Build a Stove Fire

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How To Build a Stove Fire

Ever have trouble starting the fire in your wood-burning stove or fireplace insert? In this video, David Grau demonstrates his method for building a fire that starts easily the first time.

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