A Gardener Without a Wheelbarrow or Garden Cart

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Our man in Europe, veteran horticulturist Mike Alexander, learns just how valuable these wheeled transports are in the garden.

A few weeks ago I was in the process of moving a large pile of compost to a section lower down on the estate. When my wheelbarrow, rather untypically, got a flat tire I didn’t think much of it and decided to carry the compost in two large trugs (large produce baskets). Considering the trip was not that far and compost not so heavy anyway, just how difficult could it be?

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