This product is outstanding, tuff and could double in a tactical bag
So here I am, a highly independent, older woman with some muscle weakness problems, as well as a brand new raised bed garden, filled with soil, which had never been worked.Oh dear. But, I am an avid gardener, and we never back down. I knew that 1) I wanted to aerate the soil, 2) add amendments and fertilizer, and 3) top off with mulch. I quickly learned that the standard long-handled hoe, or cultivator are of little use in a raised bed garden. What to do? An internet search, of course! I soon discovered that whereas many short handled tools are now being sold to accommodate this gardening innovation, the price of some, is prohibitive. I had two goals to meet. 1) Find the right tool. and 2) Find the right tool tool at the right price. Following a couple of failed attempts, I came upon something called the Rapid Digger, sold by Sears. Every review glowed with praise, including several that extolled, the generations long, good reputation of the Craftsman logo. And at $14.95, the price couldn't be better! At approximately 2lbs, and an 18 inch handle, it's been pretty much perfect for my small, 4ft X 8ft beds. From either a sitting or bent position, this quality tool is really all I used to get the soil ready to sow my first seeds. Indeed, it may still be in action when I sow the last ones.Solid tool, no regrets.
Great tool, very sturdy and gets the job done the first time. Very helpful for gardening, weeding, and digging up roots.
I just picked up today in December, planning for next spring, but my old digger is really old and rusted. this one has some heft to it and shouldn't rust so I am giving 5 stars in anticipation based upon initial impression. ( haven't used it yet) ... I used my old one for removing weeds in garden beds and removing sections of grass for planting beds. this tool along with a hand rake are great for clearing sections of turf for planting. kind of a must over small garden trowels for removing stubborn deep rooted weeds or grasses...I am anticipating this one working better than my old one since it is a little heavier duty.