Always have sharp, quality lightweight tools, less effort is needed for continued use.
Vary tasks and position every 15 minutes to use different muscles.
Stand up and take a walk around often.
Avoid twisting and lifting at the same time.
Invest in quality knee pads or a kneeling pad to protect the knees.
Practice doing a little at a time rather than trying to complete tasks all at once and suffering the next day from very sore muscles.
Leaf Cutter Bees are trimming up rose leaves. These native bees cut a perfect circle shape in the soft new foliage. They don’t actually eat the leaf they are busy building their nest in the end of a hose or a sprinkler. Tolerate a few holes in the leaves as these beneficial insects prey on the destructive insects in the garden.
In the spirit of reconciliation Seasol International acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects where we live work and grow, and across all Seasol International locations to elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.