Archive | Lead Free Gardening

Water Right Hose Female End Stainless Steel Lead Free Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#AskTamara: What is stainless steel?

Ask Tamara Question: What is stainless steel? Answer: There are actually multiple answers to that question — as there are a lot of different grades of stainless steel. One of the most common grades of stainless steel (for household uses including cookware/ kitchen items) is “304”. When something reads as “304 Stainless” (with the XRF), […]

Continue Reading 0
Water Right Inc Hose Discout Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

Lead Free “Made In The USA” Hoses, Approved by Lead Safe Mama (Discount Code!)

Check this out! I have tested three examples of the Water Right  hoses (the models with the stainless components) and confirmed that all components of these hoses are 100% lead-free.* I love this product so much I am personally using one in my home/ for my garden and I asked the company if they would […]

Continue Reading 1
rasp

Soil Testing Using an XRF

Every now and then I get soil samples to test, as part of an XRF Testing outreach event — in which I rent a state-of-the art X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer (I am a trained, certified and experienced operator of these amazingly useful instruments), and folks wanting to test their stuff (vintage and modern dishes, kids toys, family heirlooms, etc.) chip in to […]

Continue Reading 0
IMG_8342

#Leaded; Hose Spray Nozzle

Hose sprayer, as high as 26,900 ppm lead. I don’t yet have a lead-safe alternative to recommend, but finding one made of stainless steel might be a good start, and here is my post on lead-free hoses (including a #MadeInOregon option!). I will update this post as soon as I find one that I am […]

Continue Reading 5

Designed by Clever Kiwi Web Design