Idiom of the Day
a Mecca for (something)
a place that is popular with people for some reason (from the city of Mecca which is the religious center of Islam)
The area with many lakes is a Mecca for people who like to fish.
Precautions while using Garden Tools
Pick and Mattock
The pick and mattock is for serious digging through hard packed soil and clay. The pick pointed end or the mattock wide blade is used to chop down into the soil, and the cradle design of the head can then be used as a lever to break open the soil or pry out rocks, allowing it to be shoveled more easily.