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This transplanting spade by Sneeboer has a very sharp blade with a unique "V" notch that allows you to cut through roots without them slipping off the side. While this transplanting spade is quite the aggressor, its narrow 4.5 inch wide blade allows you dig near surrounding plantings without damaging them.
This transplanting spade is hand-forged from stainless steel and fitted with an Ash hardwood "T" handle from FSC Certified forests. Hand-Made in Holland – Lifetime Guarantee!
Transplanting Spade by Sneeboer dimensions:
Length: 43 in.
Blade: 4.5 x 9 in.
Approx. Weight: 3 lbs. 6 oz.
Note: Also available in the shorter version Transplanting Hand Spade by Sneeboer.
“Anyone who has ever had a Sneeboer tool in their hand will never want to use anything else.”
…this is so true! Pictures just don’t do these tools justice. The combination of weight, length, shape of head, strength and balance make Sneeboer garden tools like no other. For nearly a century, every single tool is individually hand-made of the highest quality stainless steel by the artisans at Sneeboer - true works of art.
Sneeboer stainless steel garden tools have been hand forged in the Netherlands since 1913. Today, third generations of the Sneeboer family still produce the finest garden tools available.
If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call: 1-800-830-4019
Posted by CB on 24th Jun 2013
Recently moved to lovely home where the prior owner had way over-planted...shrubs growing into shrubs on a grand scale. I desperately needed to move some and totally remove others. This spade has made short work of this humongous task. Though I am not yet finished, I am miles ahead of where I would have been with a conventional spade. The sharp Vee edge slices through peripheral roots like the proverbial hot knife going through butter. I am able to develop a beautiful root-ball quickly. The heft of this spade is just right, not too heavy. Balance is superb. This tool was worth every penny spent
Posted by Mike on 1st Jul 2012
This has to be one of the best garden tools I have ever purchased.
It made transplanting all sizes of perennials a snap. It easily gets around and under the plant providing a nice rootball for transfer and transplant.
I managed to move a small shrub with no issues, and it was absolutely essential in opening up a new perennial bed in a pretty well rooted area. It cut through roots with ease, making what a feared would be a tough task a snap.
Posted by Mark on 26th Mar 2011
Just the right size for planting and the sharp blade cuts through roots with ease. Great!!
Posted by Unknown on 22nd Apr 2010
I can't say enough about the Sneeboer tools--true pieces of art that you can enjoy using in the garden. This tool probably impressed me the most because of its solid hefty sharp head. The head is a unique shape and it is both "show" and "go"--it made quick work of the ornamental grass I divided with it. I could see this tool assisting with digging holes that have roots and of course for transplanting trees and shrubs. A+ tool that is a must have for the serious gardener!