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Name of a garden tool....Monty Don was using a tool in his raised herb beds and I want one but dont know the name of it. Its got a axe handle and with like a small spade/hoe on it. He was digging a hole with it.




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Don't know a name for it, Cookygirl, but we have one with a small hoe at one side and small fork at the other. Every Garden Center has something of this nature.

30 May, 2013

 

Yes I think il av to have a browse around our GC.

30 May, 2013

 

I didn't see the programme, but it sounds as if you're describing a short handled swan neck hoe, Derek.

30 May, 2013

 

try searching for an Azada digging tool. Might be what you are looking for.

30 May, 2013

 

If you don't find it searching for "azada" try looking for adze, could be either that or what I've already mentioned, Derek.

30 May, 2013

 

Thanks Derek...it was Azada digging hoe...all the pics ive seen have long handles though

30 May, 2013

 

Dont buy one of those flat ended things Monty called an Azada, they dont penetrate hard ground.
The one you want is shield shaped.
Contact is 'Green Tiles' West Runton. He has a website.
I have had mine for 25 years, best tool I ever bought.
No need to dig.

31 May, 2013

 

Having watched Monty on GW I ordered one of the flat ended ones from ebay a few weeks back.

It's had plenty of use already. I just use it at an angle if I need a pointed edge.

Very useful and I keep it on a potting bench just outside the back door - easier to get to than heading to my garage for the larger tools.

31 May, 2013

 

Ive tried looking for hat site Diane but I cant find it....you are right its like a hand held hoe but with a trowel end on it so you can dig rather than hoe....but I cant find one anywhere online. I reckon Monty Don had that one made, Il have to email him LOL!

31 May, 2013

 

Looks like I may have to do that Andip

31 May, 2013

 

Are you sure it's not a tool called a "matlock" your talking about?

31 May, 2013

 

Simon Drummond,
Green Tiles,
Sandy Lane,
West Runton, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9NE
Tel. 01263 837278
email- getdigging@aol.com
website - 'Get Digging' all information is on there.
Best tool I ever bought.

31 May, 2013

 

I bought mine from www.get-digging.co.uk .

31 May, 2013

How do I say thanks?

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