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Can rubber gloves spread plant diseases?

I use thin rubber gloves when gardening. It's autumn here in zone 6, and I'm in the process of pruning and pulling up spent perennials and all manner of wildflowers which have been growing since the ...
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Which gloves to avoid getting hurt by thorns

When you manipulate weed and stuff you can easily get hurt by thorns. Is there a type of garden gloves to avoid and a type to favor for reliable protection?
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What type of gloves should be worn when dealing with cacti?

What type of gloves should be worn when dealing with cacti? Standard gardening gloves seem to offer little protection. Leather work gloves offer more protection, but end up attracting and collecting ...
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How to manipulate a cactus with thick long spines?

I'm thinking of buying a cactus. Shops have a lot of those and one of the variables is the size and density of spines. Cacti with rare huge spines (something like 15 millimeters long and about 1 ...
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What kinds of gloves are best for handling thorny rose bushes?

I have a couple of rose bushes in my new house and the thorns in the bush (there are a lot of them!) go right through my current gardening gloves, and they hurt. what kind of gloves are available that ...
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