ISSUE 70  |  Spring Fling

Mystery Revealed: How to Grow Things in Perfectly Straight Rows

May 03, 2013 5:00 PM

BY Michelle Slatalla

Mark out straight lines on paths and garden beds with two pegs and a piece of twine:

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Above: A Pegit by Nutscene, which consists of two beech pegs and twine (natural color, not green), is $30 from Ancient Industries. For overseas gardeners, a Pegit is $30 from Ancient Industries.

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Above: Refills; a Ball O’ Twine (in natural or green) is $8 from Ancient Industries. For overseas gardeners, Jute Fillis Twine in Balls is from £5 to £6, depending on size, from Nutscene.

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Above: Nutscene’s four-inch-ling Wee Snippers are $12 (£4 for UK gardeners) from Ancient Industries.