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Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by Rayholio, Jun 18, 2009.
THAT IS SWEEEEEEEET, nice work Mr. Dish
3 stab home depot spade? What is that?
I own half a dozen $100+ shovels, I know a thing or two about digging holes.
dang that's a lot of cash for a hole sounds like a Craig's list ad.LOLOL
take 3 stabs with the spade in a triangle, or square, or a square with a spare (pentagon) and pull up the plug or what ever comes up, like i said a one inch core is a joke for res lawns, on a GC it may be different but for a good look pry open some dirt
....... or use a profiler.
I do alot of transplanting or removal of plants, shrubs, and trees that need to be hand dug. Wooden and fiberglass handles just dont hold up to the force I can and need to put into one to get the job done effeciently. One day I broke 10 wooden or fiberglass handle shovels pulling out 20 6ft spirea around a pool on the inside of the fence. At $10-20 a piece and going through 20 per month I learned really fast to purchase metal lifetime warrantied shovels.
or cup cutter or bulb planter, But it seems that the spade works good enough though, and its more economical than any of the other suggestions, unless you want a really nice hole
have you tried the worlds best shovel?
I do not believe so. The majority of mine are king of spades or knock offs with a few WW manufacturing in there also.
Is it a good shovel? A quick search did not turn up anything.
TERRAPRO: Are you talking about transplanting or just removing plants?
For just getting them out, my choice of weapons is a mattock.
Both transplanting and removal or any other digging type operation.
Mattock! That sounds like alot of swinging to me, whew... too much work.
My crew and I over the years have removed stuff by hand that other people said needed a back hoe or bobcat.
Do not get me wrong there are some times when a larger piece of equipment is needed and more cost effective. All tools have their place and work well when applied to their niche.