What should I look for in a garden trowel?

Look For: Two factors matter most here: the strength of the trowel itself, and the comfort of the handle. Trowels are often called on to do some chopping through tough roots or compacted soil, so pick one made of sturdy material that won’t bend under pressure.

What trowel does Monty use?

It’s also Monty Don’s favourite tool. This Sneeboer Planting Trowel Old Dutch style (4006-650175) is hand forged in the Netherlands.

What is the most popular garden tool?

The 7 Best Gardening Tools to Help Your Garden Thrive

  • Best Pruners: FELCO 2 One-Hand Pruning Shear at Amazon.
  • Best Garden Knife: Nisaku Hori-Hori Tomita Weeding Knife at Amazon.
  • Best Trowel: Wilcox All-Pro Heavy-Duty Digging Trowel at Amazon.
  • Best Shovel:
  • Best Rain Gauge:
  • Best Garden Rake:
  • Best Gardening Gloves:

What brand is the best for gardening tools?

The best gardening tools you can buy right now

  1. Felco Model 12 Secateurs.
  2. Fiskars Xact Large Digging Spade.
  3. ARS Ultra Light Professional Shears.
  4. Spear & Jackson Traditional Border Fork.
  5. Bulldog Springbok Lawn Rake.
  6. Roughneck Pick Mattock Head.
  7. Spear & Jackson Select Trowel.
  8. Spear & Jackson Select Stainless Edging Knife.

What does a garden trowel look like?

A garden trowel is a small handheld shovel or spade. Garden trowels usually have wooden, plastic or rubber coated metal handles. The actual shovel part of a garden trowel can be made of various types of metal or even plastic, sometimes the metal blades are coated or painted.

What is a transplant trowel?

Transplanting Garden Trowels – This trowel typically has longer, narrower blade making it easier to dig deep enough to remove a small plant and all its roots. This trowel could easily be called a potting trowel because its narrow blade makes it ideal for planting in tight quarters such as pots.

What trowel does Adam Frost use?

Here’s another tool I spied on BBC Gardener’s World – this one is often used by co-host Adam Frost. Its somewhat like a cross between Monty Don’s Old Dutch Trowel and the Great Dixter Short Spade: the same grip as the Dixter tool, with a shorter handle and a flat head similar to Monty’s trowel.

What brand of tools does Monty Don use?

Spork Garden Tools – the tools used by Monty Don on Gardeners’ World Details. Monty’s most talked about new rake is a SPRAKE! Sold by us, invented by Robert Todd, Oxford ,owner of this company. Exclusive distributor of a patented and unique family of multi-tasking garden hand tools.

What tools does a landscape gardener need?

Long-handled hand tools

  • Shovel. The tool you’ll use the most as a landscaper is a shovel.
  • Transplant spade. A transplant spade is specifically designed for moving plants around the garden.
  • Rakes. Image — Licence.
  • Dutch hoe.
  • Garden fork.
  • Lawn shears.
  • Pruners.
  • Trowel.

Who makes the best pruning shears?

Best Overall: Fiskar PowerGear 2 Pruner.

  • Best for Light Duty: FELCO 2 One-Hand Pruning Shear.
  • Best Ratchet: The Gardener’s Friend Ratchet Pruning Shears.
  • Best Heavy Duty: ARS HP-VS8Z Signature Heavy Duty Pruner.
  • Best for Arthritic Hands: Gonicc 8″ Professional Premium Titanium Bypass Pruning Shears.
  • What are the six kinds of trowels?

    2. What are the different types of trowels available?

    • V-Notch Trowels. A V-notch trowel – as the name suggests – has V-shaped edges to it.
    • U-Notch Trowels.
    • Specialty Trowel – Margin Trowels.
    • Specialty Trowel – Flat Trowels.
    • Specialty Trowel – Bucket Trowels.