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Casa Beta: MIO For Target Gardening Tools

Philadelphia-based MIO, which was founded in 2001 by brothers Isaac and Jaime Salm, produces fun, modern, eco-friendly home furnishings and accessories. I recently featured MIO's new Tyvek textiles, and the brothers are also launching a MIO for Target line this month.

I've been busily testing some of the new MIO for Target products. Since I'm in the middle of Spring gardening mayhem, I first tried out the trowel, cultivator, and weeder ($7.99 each). They're made with bamboo handles and can be hung from your garden shed wall with a jute twine loop. To hear what I thought of these gardening tools,

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I found the quality of these tools to be excellent — and that's saying a lot. I have two trowels whose metal scoops have been bent nearly in half at the neck. I don't employ a delicate touch with my garden tools, and I don't think I should have to. Gardening tools should be durable and ready for challenges, including rocky, hard soil.

The MIO for Target trowel held up well through hard-packed garden soil, and the cultivator and weeder were both put through their paces while I planted, weeded, and turned soil in my garden boxes. I also appreciated how sleek the tools' handles were; they ensured a good grip, as well as no chance of splinters or massive callousing due to poorly constructed handles. Interested in getting your own? The full MIO for Target line will be available at most Target Stores and on Target's website from April 12 through May 10, 2009.

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