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Re: Potting hostas for moving


At 03:47 PM 9/14/98 -0400, you wrote:
>RL wrote:
>> 
>Diane
>> Since I dig hostas every day, and some of them are in large clumps, I
>> must have a dependable fork.(my digging tool of choice)  After trying
>> several , with lots of them resulting in being broken or bent, I finally
>> went out and spent nearly eighty dollars ( for one!) Spear & Jackson
>> spading fork.  This tool has paid for itself many times over. I have used
>> it for three years with no problem.
>> Ran
>
>Ran,
>  Where did you get your Spear & Jackson? I don't mind paying the price
>for
>a good quality garden tool. I went all over today trying to find
>something really
>good, and ended up with a just "fair" quality spading fork that will do
>for now.
>
>Thanks,
>Diane
>Zone 5, Toledo, OH

Diane (and others),

On "Gardening by the Yard" this weekend, Paul James recommended that you
look for spading forks that have square tines if you want to avoid breakage
and bendage..

Gerry
 

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