from: Mother Earth News, Feb. 1994

"The serious gardener only needs five tools: a shovel, a rake, a hoe, a garden fork and SPROUT! Amateur gardeners should get SPROUT! first, and the other four tools later."

Mother Earth News, March 1996

"This one was a blast to use. . . .  It can make a knowledgeable planter out of [anyone], and we proved it."