Last Update: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A GREENER VIEW A Great Glove Affair PDF Print E-mail
Written by JEFFRUGG Creators Syndicate   
Thursday, 23 December 2010 04:11

I have dozens of pairs of gloves. I don't believe in cold or dirty hands. Actually, my hands get cold easily. I suppose it is some sort of physiological reaction to being cold onwinter camp outs as a boy scout.

If I don't have gloveswhen I am doing any landscape work, I always end up with blisters, cuts, raw knuckles and dirt jammed undermy fingernails. If I have the gloves on, they take most of the damage and I feel a lot better the next day.

I tried several new gloves this year, and I am happy to report there are some good ones thatwill make great presents or stocking stuffers for anyone who works or plays outside.

The West County Gardener gloves are very well made. I used the thermal-lined waterproof gloves with the Enprotex windproof and breathable liner. I am always sticking my hands in the water of my pond to get leaves out. These gloves are great for that, but they are just as good at shoveling snow and planting in the garden when the soil is muddy.

The cuffs sealuptokeepoutdirt. If the weather is too warm, sweat does build up on the inside more than Iwould like, but I just switch to a new pair. If the weather is too cold, I find warmer gloves.

The rose glove has an elbowlength gauntlet that blocks thorns and branches. It is also useful when pulling out poison ivy.

West County Gardener makes a variety of garden gloves with breathable fabric backs andNitrile rubber or Kevlar palms. Many of the glove's materials are recycled, and each pair takes at least one water bottle out of the landfill. Go to www.westcountygardener.com to find a store near you.

If you work with rough surfaces like landscape pavers, or you climb rock walls, or grip wet surfaces like kayak paddles, then you should try out the Mad Grip Pro Palm glove. At first, it looks like the typical garden glove with the fabric back and the rubber palm and fingers. A closer look will show that the fingers and palm are covered in extra thick gripping rubber treads. The extra grip means you have better control and your muscles work less. I used these gloves on several projects and really like them. Just don't try towipe the sweat off your face with the rubber side as it doesn't slide. Instead of buying a dozen pairs of throw-away, rubber- dipped gloves, try one of these long-lasting gloves. Check them out at www.madgriptech.com.

Many garden gloves have leather palms for strength, but none of the gloves from either of these companies uses leather, so a vegancanwear themingood conscious. The nice thing about gloves without leather is that they can be washed in the sink while wearing them, and if necessary, they can be machine washed. If they don't have a rubber coating, they can bemachine dried.

E-mail questions to Jeff Rugg at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Share
 






Team members care for thousands of the region's sickest children with heart conditions, including fetuses, newborns, infants, children, adolescents, and adult, long-term patients with pediatric cardiovascular conditions. At Children's families experience coordinated, next-generation care, delivered by a compassionate, multidisciplinary team of leaders in the pediatric cardiology field. One of the largest pediatric cardiovascular programs in the region. Studies have shown that high volumes are associated with high quality and better outcomes, because experience is a major factor in quality of care. Wort was traditionally prescribed in parts of Europe for depression (in addition to use as a general-purpose tea), and Chinese medicine developed elaborate lists of herbs and preparations. With the scientific revolution in Europe and the United States, the use of traditional herbal remedies fell out of favor with the mainstream medical establishment, although a few people continued to use and maintain knowledge of traditional European herblore. In the early 20th century, scientists began reassessing this rejection of traditional herbs in medicine. Vorzüge eines intakten und lebendigen Gemeinschaftslebens bewahren. Dafür sorgen nicht zuletzt gut 120 lokale Vereine. Als wichtiger Faktor im Kulturleben haben sich die zahlreichen Museen und einige Kunstgalerien erwiesen. Descriptive and quantitative transcriptome analyses are important for interpreting the functional elements of the genome and revealing the molecular constituents of cells and tissues. It is known that sperm function can be affected by ASG proteins, including the processes of capacitation and the acrosome reaction, as well as canadian pharmacy accutane sperm motility, DNA integrity and interaction with the oocyte. BSPs (bovine seminal plasma protein, unigene 64,588 and unigene 69,768), fertilin (unigene 17,270 and unigene 27,136), ACE (Angiotensin converting enzyme, unigene 7,164 and unigene 21,069), GPX5 (glutathione peroxidase, epididymal secretory glutathione peroxidase, unigene15860), Spermadhesin-1 (Acidic seminal fluid protein, aSFP). The reproduction-related transcripts identified in the ASG and testis transcritptomes in E. This interaction of PDC-109 with the sperm cell membrane results in an efflux of cholesterol and choline phospholipids, that appears to be important for capacitation. The main changes in spermatozoa that occur during epididymal maturation are the ability to move, recognize and bind to the ZP, and to fuse with the plasma membrane of the oocyte.. Oct 2004, Adelaide, Australia. Ziaian T, Augostinos, M. Relationship Between Acculturation and Mental Well-being Among Young Persian Women Living in Australia. Paper presented at the Educational Research conference, 18th November 2004, Adelaide, Australia. Ziaian T, Stress Management: an introduction of holistic coping strategies. A Four day Course for the higher degree students. Targeted molecular therapy for advanced epithelial ovarian cancer. Minimally invasive surgery for gynecological cancer. Pharmaceutical Sciences from Shizuoka College of Pharmacy (1976, Japan). He has completed his B. Prophylactic removal of nevi without clinically worrisome characteristics is not recommended. The reasons for this are practical: many individuals in these families have a large number of nevi, and complete removal of them all is not feasible, since new atypical nevi continue to develop. In addition, individuals with increased susceptibility to melanoma may have cancer arise de novo, without a precursor lesion such as a nevus. The disadvantages of screening include the limitations of available noninvasive testing methods and the risks associated with invasive screening procedures. ERCP is the gold standard for http://www.jerseycanada.com/jerseyatlantic/fnt/ultramer.php identifying early cancers and precancerous lesions in the pancreas..