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Dakota Gardener: Clean and disinfect your garden tools

I’ve been watching a busy squirrel prepare for winter. It scurries around the neighborhood gathering acorns from all the oak trees. Like our wildlife, gardeners are busy with end of season tasks.

One of the final tasks is cleaning, disinfecting and putting away tools. Quality gardening tools are not cheap and should be carefully maintained before storing. Simple cleaning is not always enough becau...