Author: Reveal

About Reveal

People who love gardening make better gardeners. But being able to put your hands on good quality gardening tools, and understanding a few tips and tricks to make your garden shine also makes a big difference. My goal here on Big Granite is to share some of my experiences with garden tools that I have used to help you take some of the chore out of gardening. Falling in love with your garden. Well, that's up to you. Thank you for allowing me to contribute on Big Granite.

Fiskars PowerGear Bypass Lopper


Like many homeowners with large gardens, there’s always a garden task to be done. Not just planting and lawn trimming, but also pruning branches, hacking away at troublesome shrubs and lopping off woody vines. Yes my garden can get quite out of control at times. The upshot: I need a hardworking lopper that’s both lightweight […]

Keeping Hornets Out Of My Garden Tools


My husband thought I was mad. He saw me in the garden shed on Saturday afternoon carefully measuring our garden tools so that I could sew each of them a black drawstring bag. Every power tool was getting one. “It’s for the hornets.” I told him. He wondered away shaking his head, thinking I was […]

How To Buy The Best Hand Pruner


I’ll admit it, I find it hard to walk out of a garden store without a new pruning tool of some kind. Over the years I’ve built up quite the collection: from small snappy hand pruners to powerful telescoping loppers. Here’s just a few of the ones that I use on a regular basis in […]