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Re: Getting impatient now shovel with teeth


This is similar to mine with the fiberglass handle.  Not sure if this is 
the same company though. 

http://www.amleo.com/index/item.cgi?cmd=view&Words=svf71

I do love this thing- digs hard stuff out better than anything else I've 
tried.
Theresa

Donna wrote:

>shovel with teeth.... I think we need to know more
>about that!
>
>Donna
>
>--- Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
>  
>
>>I love my shovel with the teeth on it!  I've managed
>>to dig out multiple 
>>boxwoods with it- and figure it is can do that it
>>will dig up anything.
>>
>>Theresa
>>
>>Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>It too dulls quickly as soon as it hits dirt. 
>>>      
>>>
>>(sigh)  I'm having trouble
>>    
>>
>>>getting my yarrow out of the ground due to it's
>>>      
>>>
>>very thick and tough root
>>    
>>
>>>system and the sharp new shovel I tried to used to
>>>      
>>>
>>break it apart simply
>>    
>>
>>>bounced back at me, with me standing atop it!  I
>>>      
>>>
>>have two normally very
>>    
>>
>>>functional forks I use and neither one of them
>>>      
>>>
>>could penetrate that mass
>>    
>>
>>>either.  Of such is life.  
>>>
>>>Blessings,
>>>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) 
>>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
>>>      
>>>
>>[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
>>    
>>
>>>Of Cathy Carpenter
>>>Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 5:46 PM
>>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Getting impatient
>>>
>>>Reference the zebra grass, I'd try a saw- pruning
>>>      
>>>
>>saw first, and if all else
>>    
>>
>>>fails, haul out the chain saw!
>>>
>>>Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>>>
>>>On Mar 14, 2006, at 4:34 AM, Melody wrote:
>>>
>>> 
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>Saturday was an absolutely gorgeous day
>>>>        
>>>>
>>here...temp of 76, partly 
>>    
>>
>>>>cloudy...spent the entire day in the garden doing
>>>>        
>>>>
>>clean-up...even 
>>    
>>
>>>>skipped Mass (went Sunday a.m. instead!) so I
>>>>        
>>>>
>>could keep working 
>>    
>>
>>>>outside while it lasted. Of course, by Saturday
>>>>        
>>>>
>>night it was storming 
>>    
>>
>>>>and by yesterday it was positively frigid again!
>>>>        
>>>>
>>That's the midwest in 
>>    
>>
>>>>spring, I guess. Felt so darned good to be down on
>>>>        
>>>>
>>my hands and knees, 
>>    
>>
>>>>digging in the soil! And not to have to think
>>>>        
>>>>
>>about anything except 
>>    
>>
>>>>what I was doing right at that moment...it was
>>>>        
>>>>
>>blissful! We are all 
>>    
>>
>>>>doing okay here...not great, but okay and
>>>>        
>>>>
>>sometimes that is enough! 
>>    
>>
>>>>The winter is always kind of hard on us as a
>>>>        
>>>>
>>family since we live in a 
>>    
>>
>>>>very small house and the enforced confinement of
>>>>        
>>>>
>>winter has us 
>>    
>>
>>>>bickering alot by the end of it all, but now that
>>>>        
>>>>
>>we can all start 
>>    
>>
>>>>getting some outdoors time, things will get
>>>>        
>>>>
>>better...thanks for 
>>    
>>
>>>>asking...it means alot!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>So...got an actual gardening question...how long
>>>>        
>>>>
>>do you think I should 
>>    
>>
>>>>let all the dirt settle that we had to dump into
>>>>        
>>>>
>>the collapsed cistern 
>>    
>>
>>>>last year before it is safe to assume it won't
>>>>        
>>>>
>>settle anymore?
>>    
>>
>>>>Couple of
>>>>years? And in the meantime, what do I do with that
>>>>        
>>>>
>>pile of dirt to 
>>    
>>
>>>>disguise it a bit?? Obviously we are going to have
>>>>        
>>>>
>>to relocate the 
>>    
>>
>>>>water feature that was there...and I've got to get
>>>>        
>>>>
>>in back there to 
>>    
>>
>>>>rescue the lovely iris, lady's mantle, huechera,
>>>>        
>>>>
>>and grasses that are 
>>    
>>
>>>>there...any thoughts on the best way to divide
>>>>        
>>>>
>>zebra grass? The root 
>>    
>>
>>>>masses are tough and last year when I tried to
>>>>        
>>>>
>>divide them using a 
>>    
>>
>>>>spade, I didn't have much luck at all...okay read
>>>>        
>>>>
>>that as none! :-)
>>    
>>
>>>>Melody
>>>>Hills, IA  zone 5
>>>>
>>>>Work for the Lord:  the pay isn't much but the
>>>>        
>>>>
>>retirement is out of 
>>    
>>
>>>>this world!
>>>>
>>>>--- On Fri 03/10, Pam Evans <
>>>>        
>>>>
>>gardenqueen@gmail.com > wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>>From: Pam Evans [mailto: gardenqueen@gmail.com]
>>>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>>Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 12:35:17 -0600
>>>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Getting impatient
>>>>
>>>>Hope all is well w/ you & Marty & the
>>>>        
>>>>
>>kids!<br><br>On 3/10/06, Zemuly 
>>    
>>
>>>>Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>wrote:<br>><br>> Hey, Melody. It 
>>    
>>
>>>>was so nice to "hear" your voice. I miss your
>>>>        
>>>>
>>posts.<br>> zem<br>> 
>>    
>>
>>>>----- Original Message -----<br>> From: "Melody" 
>>>><mhobertm@excite.com><br>>
>>>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>> Sent: Friday, March
>>>>        
>>>>
>>10, 2006 6:58 
>>    
>>
>>>>AM<br>>
>>>>Subject: [CHAT] Getting impatient<br>><br>><br>> >
>>>>        
>>>>
>>Hello everybody!  
>>    
>>
>>>>Got
>>>>a few minutes to myself and thought I'd drop
>>>>        
>>>>
>>in<br>> > here! Hope all 
>>    
>>
>>>>of you have been well. Got caught up on the last
>>>>        
>>>>
>>couple<br>> > of 
>>    
>>
>>>>weeks worth of email here...see Andrea has moved
>>>>        
>>>>
>>back<br>> > 
>>    
>>
>>>>south...congrats!
>>>>All this talk of rain and hummingbirds has me
>>>>        
>>>>
>>getting<br>> > very, 
>>    
>>
>>>>very impatient for spring...I have been feeling
>>>>        
>>>>
>>the urge to dig 
>>    
>>
>>>>in<br>>
>>>>   
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>the
>>>>>     
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>soil and get something going...have a lot of
>>>>        
>>>>
>>repair work to do in<br>> 
>>    
>>
>>>>   
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>one of the side yards due to the collapsed
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>cistern from last year.
>>    
>>
>>>>>     
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>Will<br>> > be a few more weeks before I should
>>>>        
>>>>
>>get started on
>>    
>>
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