It’s a few days late, but Matt gave me a very romantic Valentine’s gift. It’s a stunningly gorgeous, sleek black, broad fork that he made from scraps of metal around our homestead and some old wheelbarrow handles. Gives me chills and happy feelings just to think about it! You know you’re a gardener when a soil aerator is a more romantic gift than a retreat at a day spa.
I first read about broad forks in John Jeavon’s “How to Grow More Vegetables…”. Then again, it came up in Eliot Coleman’s “Four Seasons Harvest”. And again in Jean-Ma….