Fig. 18. A Bed Marker. In planting out seedlings, a piece of wood set with stout nails at the right distance apart is useful, as a number of spaces can be marked at once.
Fig. 19. A Transformed Hay Fork. This shows an old hay fork with the prongs turned over to form a drill maker or soil loosener.
Fig. 20. A 3-pronged Drill Maker. This handy drill maker is composed of a hoe socket and shaft, to the former of which is welded a piece of 1 by 1/4 inch iron 2 feet long. Three holes are drilled in, and to these the three cutters are fitted.
Fig. 21. A Transformed Manure Fork. This shows an old manure fork turned into a drill maker or soil loosener.
Fig. 22. A Good Drill Rake. Get a piece of oak 2 inches square, fit it to a hoe or rake handle, have four or more V-shaped cutters made and attached to the shaft by means of bolts, and you will be able to draw several drills at once.
Fig. 23. Slug Scissors. If you have any delicacy about handling slugs when they are at work among the seedlings, have a pair of old scissors fitted with small plates as shown.
Fig. 24. A System Of Water Storage.
Fig. 25. A Brick Furnace For Burning Garden Rubbish.
Fig. 26. A Dibbler Made Out Of An Old Spade Handle.