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Mini Root Assassin Shovel: Product Review


Like the full-sized version, the Mini Root Assassin Shovel will cut through almost anything you hit while digging. It’s lightweight yet strong, comfortable to use and gets into tight spaces where a regular shovel just can’t go. Children and smaller individuals will love the size – if you’re closer to 5’ than to 6’ tall this will quickly become your go-to shovel of choice. Continue Reading


Radius Root Slayer Shovel: Product Review


If you’ve ever struggled to dig in soil with roots everywhere, you’ll appreciate this innovative shovel that slices through roots while easily digging any hole you need. With a polypropylene-coated steel shaft, ergonomic O-handle grip, and double-pointed, powder coated, carbon steel blade, this shovel can handle almost anything. A lifetime warranty and reasonable price add to the appeal. Continue Reading


How to Sharpen a Spade


Although many of us don’t do this, sharpening a spade can make a huge difference in the ease with which it cuts through soil, sod, and roots. Once you’ve used a sharp spade, you’ll wonder how you managed to work with a dull one! Here are simple, step-by-step directions for how to sharpen a spade, including detailed pictures. Continue Reading