Christmas Gift Ideas for the Gardener

By Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent: Christmas day is almost here and if you have a gardener on your shopping list, here are some gift ideas that might help you out and best of all, most suggestions can be found locally, so you still have time to get them before the big day. Gardeners can never have enough books.  Make sure it is written for our area and it is educational, not one just trying to sell items.  A magazine subscription also falls in this category. Many gardeners are excellent…

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Great Holiday Gifts for Hunters and Outdoor Enthusiasts

(StatePoint) Will you be shopping for any hunters or outdoor enthusiasts this holiday season? Thoughtful, useful gifts will be well-appreciated.“When it comes to hunters, think lightweight and packable,” says Louis Chalfant, director of product development at Smith’s Consumer Products. Here are a few ideas to consider: Sharpen their Game Those who hunt, fish and go on outdoor expeditions know just how important it is to keep tools sharp. You can hone gamesmanship with essential gear like a knife sharpener. For instance, a versatile tool like the Jiffy-Pro Handheld Sharpener is…

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