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RE: Gloves - poll


I also use the gloves Pam is describing- they are called 'wonder gloves'.
The place I got them no longer stocks them.

Those are the only gloves I use- with the rubber inner side, I can get a
good grip on anything- and the outer knit keep my hands from sweating to
death.

Donna

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Pam Evans
> Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2005 7:36 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] 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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> Kemp TX
> zone 8A
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