How to Mail Order Products

How to find mail order products such as garden tools, bicycles and knives and order them by mail.

| July/August 1987

MOM's Marketplace showcases a few new mail order products, including some mighty fine weeders. 

How to Mail Order Products

Almost all of the garden weeders covered in this issue's article in MOTHER EARTH NEWS NO. 106 "In Search of the Perfect Hoe " are readily available by mail.

Garden Hoes and Weeders

The Kama costs $15.40 from Smith & Hawken. The Magic Weeder with a 5 inch handle costs $8.50 from Gardener's Supply. (One with a 14 inch handle goes for $12.) The Ramp and 'Sang Hoe is $13 from Hoedown. The Hand Swan Hoe is $8 from Smith & Hawken or $15.95 from Gardener's Supply. The American Pattern Hoe is $12 from Smith & Hawken. The Stalham Hoe costs $28 from Smith & Hawken. The Garden Hoe is $20 from Hoedown. The Five-Tine Cultivator can be ordered for $25.75 (with handle assist, $31) from Plow & Hearth or for $24.95 from Gardener's Supply. The Swan Hoe is $23.75 for a red one from Plow & Hearth; $23.95 for a blue one from Gardener's Supply. The Stirrup Hoe costs $19.95 from Plow & Hearth (60 inch handle) and $23 from Smith & Hawken (48 inch handle).

Smith & Hawken tools are available from Smith & Hawken, Mill Valley, CA. Add $3.50 shipping and handling for orders up to $20, $4.50 for orders between $20 and $40, $6 between $40 and $60, $7.50 between $60 and $80, $8.50 between $80 and $100, and $10 for over$100.

Hoedown tools are available from Hoe-down, Newville, WV. Add $5 shipping and handling for the Garden Hoe, $2 for the Ramp and 'Sang Hoe.

Gardener's Supply tools are available from Gardener's Supply Company, Burlington, VT. Add $2.50 shipping and handling for orders up to $ 15, $3.50 for orders between $ 15 and $25, $4.80 between $25 and $50, $5.90 between $50 and $75, $7 between $75 and $100, and 7% for orders over $100.

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