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Re: Gloves - poll

For regular jobs, I love these cotton gloves w/ rubberized palms and
fingers.  They were a gift from Donna so don't know where they came from.
They're as wonderful as she is!   Washable too.  Then for heavy work, I have
pretty blue (goatskin?) leather gloves that I believe I got from Lee
Valley.  The smalls actually fit really small hands which is hard to find.
I got a pair for Bonnie (Ohio) and she likes them very much too.  I think
her hands are even tinier than mine.  Great for pruning roses.

On 11/23/05, Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> OK-  for "heavy" jobs- the washable leather gloves from Garden Supply
> Co.  They protect my hands, stay supple even after they are wet, and you
> can throw them in the washing machine if you really want too.
> For everyday in the garden- the only gloves I've ever been able to keep
> on my hands (because gloves in general annoy me) are something called
> "Sun Grips"- they are nylon on the back and have a thin layer of
> polyurethane on the palm side that extends over the fingertips.  The key
> is that it is a thin layer, so you can still feel everything and do fine
> detail work even with the gloves on, and the nylon backing stays cool so
> your hands don't roast.
> Theresa
> kmrsy@netzero.net wrote:
> >I got a message from David recently and he asked if I'd do a poll here
> >for him. He'd like to know about your favorite gloves. He would like to
> >know both the material and the manufacturer. If you have more than one
> >kind of favorite - perhaps one for everyday garden work and another for
> >heavy duty jobs - mention that too.
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
> >Kitty
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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