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Friday Favorite: Gardener’s Nail Brush

August 15th, 2014

My feet are always dirty, very dirty.  I’m a barefoot & flip flop kind of person in the summer, even when I work in the garden.  My feet are happiest when free, they do not like being stuffed into shoes, it’s suffocating for them.  As a result, my feet are scrubbed nightly because they can get very dirty during the day.
gardeners nail brush 1
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I keep a pumice stone in the shower and use it daily on my feet. That worked well, but some days not nearly well enough. Then I discovered the Gardener’s Nail Brush and my feet have never been cleaner in the summer. I have a few other brushes from Bürstenhaus Redecker and find them to be of great quality. I’ve been using the same wooden bottle brush for 3-4 years now and I use it exclusively to wash all my dishes.
gardeners nail brush 2
Whenever possible I like to purchase items made from natural materials. Not only do I find that natural materials are less likely to mold, they last much longer as well. If you like to garden in sandals or barefoot I highly recommend one of these brushes. They also work well for getting dirt out from under your nails, something I’m constantly battling as well.

Do you have any recommendations for great products for gardeners?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.