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We believe that the Spork is destined to become one of the must-have garden tools and will become an essential part of every gardener's tool collection. In October 2008 it was... Read more...voted'Testers' favourite' by'Which? Gardening' magazine.In the'Which? Gardening' trial the Spork was pitched against 9 other border tools by a team of professional gardeners. The trial was conducted over 4 weeks and all tools were assessed for a range of tasks: loosening and turning soil, clearing weeds and planting perennials and shrubs. Seven of the eight Which? testers would happily buy a Spork and 3 would even swap their conventional spade for one. The serrated cutting edge was sharp and easily cut through soil and small roots. The Spork is good for digging, planting and turf edging. ``'It's an ideal compromise between a spade and a fork -I would definitely buy one said one tester.It's great for clay/loam soils, good for digging and turning over soil, and for breaking up compacted ground, said another. It was light and comfortable to use thanks to the longer length handle.Source'Which? Gardening' October 2008The Spork was designed by Englishman Robert Todd but is made by De Wit in Holland. It is made from carbon steel with a special burnished finish that protects the metal and allows it to blacken with age like the tools in Edwardian times. The shaft is made from oiled, solid Ash with a traditional T handle. This makes it ideal for allotments and digging over borders.A universal spade and forking tool which penetrates like a fork, digs a spit like a spade. T type handle.Sharpened edge slices through tough roots.Breaks up heavy or light soils with reduced frictionSupports soil like a spade, riddles like a forkTrims lawn border edges Cuts away surface weeds before digging.Size:Head: 24.5cm long x 15.5cm wide ( 9.5 x 6)Total Length: 115cm long (45)
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We believe that the Spork is destined to become one of the must-have garden tools and ... more

will become an essential part of every gardener's 
tool collection. In October 2008 it was voted
'Testers' favourite' by  'Which? Gardening'
magazine.  In the 'Which? Gardening' trial the
Spork was pitched against 9 other  border tools by
a team of professional gardeners. The trial was
conducted  over 4 weeks and all tools were
assessed for a range of tasks:   loosening and
turning soil, clearing weeds and planting
perennials and shrubs.  Seven of the eight Which?
testers would happily buy a Spork and 3 would 
even swap their conventional spade for one. The
serrated cutting edge  was sharp and easily cut
through soil and small roots. The Spork is good
for  digging, planting and turf edging. "It's
an ideal compromise between a spade  and a fork -I
would definitely buy one" said one tester.
"It's great  for clay/loam soils, good for
digging and turning over soil, and for breaking 
up compacted ground," said another. It was
light and comfortable to use  thanks to the longer
length handle.  Source 'Which? Gardening' October
2008  The Spork was designed by Englishman Robert
Todd but is made by De Wit  in Holland. It is made
from carbon steel with a special burnished finish
that  protects the metal and allows it to blacken
with age like the tools in  Edwardian times. The
shaft is made from oiled, solid Ash with a
traditional  T handle. This makes it ideal for
allotments and digging over borders.     The Dutch
are rightly regarded as makers of the finest
gardening  tools. De Wit have been around longer
than anyone. They started in  1898 and the 4th
generation of De Wits are now in charge of the 
business; one is a trained wood turner, the other
trained as a  blacksmith. De Wit forge their tools
from carbon steel in the  traditional way. Carbon
Steel is naturally tougher than stainless  steel
and is not prone to metal fatigue. De Wit also
burnish their  steel. This not only helps to
protect it for longer but gives it a  patina that
blackens it - just like traditional English tools
from the  Edwardian era.  All De Wit tools have
turned hardwood handles of oiled Ash. Ash is not 
only very strong but resists shock better than
woods like oak or  beech, which is why it was
traditionally used for Axe handles.     A
universal spade and forking tool which penetrates
like a fork,  digs a spit like a spade. T

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De Wit hand spork

De Wit hand spork

Part of a unique and exclusive collection from De Wit. Multi tasking hand tool featuring ... more

combined trowel/fork/hoe. This tool  will carry
soil like a trowel, cultivate like a fork, and hoe
with  its sharpened blade.  Combined fork / trowel
/ hoe  Use for planting small/medium plants 
Weeding pots & planters  Hoeing small areas 
Cut roots & sift soil Unique engineered narrow
blades between the tines          The Dutch are
rightly regarded as makers of the finest gardening
 tools. De Wit have been around longer than
anyone. They started in  1898 and the 4th
generation of De Wits are now in charge of the 
business; one is a trained wood turner, the other
trained as a  blacksmith. De Wit forge their tools
from carbon steel in the  traditional way. Carbon
Steel is naturally tougher than stainless  steel
and is not prone to metal fatigue. De Wit also
burnish their  steel. This not only helps to
protect it for longer but gives it a  patina that
blackens it - just like traditional English tools
from the  Edwardian era.  All De Wit tools have
turned hardwood handles of oiled Ash. Ash is not 
only very strong but resists shock better than
woods like oak or  beech, which is why it was
traditionally used for Axe handles.    Size  
length: 30cm long (12) x  4cm wide ( 1.5)   The
result is a beautiful tool to hold in the hand but
rugged and durable.  They feel so natural to use
that they are like an extension of the person that
uses them. These tools will give you a lifetime 
of use, until you hand them on.   Size  Head: 15cm
long x 12cm wide (6 " x 4.75")  Total
Length:  28cm long (11)      Recommended Best Buy
in BBC Gardeners World Magazine   - September 2008

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De Wit tree spork

De Wit tree spork

The Dutch are rightly regarded as makers of the finest gardening tools. De Wit have been ... more

around longer than anyone. They started in  1898
and the 4th generation of De Wits are now in
charge of the  business; one is a trained wood
turner, the other trained as a  blacksmith. De Wit
forge their tools from carbon steel in the 
traditional way. Carbon Steel is naturally tougher
than stainless  steel and is not prone to metal
fatigue. De Wit also burnish their  steel. This
not only helps to protect it for longer but gives
it a  patina that blackens it - just like
traditional English tools from the  Edwardian era.
 All De Wit tools have turned hardwood handles of
oiled Ash. Ash is not  only very strong but
resists shock better than woods like oak or 
beech, which is why it was traditionally used for
Axe handles.  The result is a beautiful tool to
hold in the hand but rugged and durable.    They
feel so natural to use that they are like an
extension of the person that uses them. These
tools will give you a lifetime  of use, until you
hand them on.    Measurements:  Handle length:
70cm  Head length: 40cm  Total length: 110cm

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Greenhouse Warehouse De Wit Mini Spork

Greenhouse Warehouse De Wit Mini Spork

This is a mini version of the big brother Spork, but with a 16" handle. The spork is ... more

destined to become one of the must-have garden
tools and will become an essential part of every
gardeners tool collection. The serrated cutting
edge is sharp and easily cuts through soil and
small roots. The Spork is good for digging,
planting and turf edging. Its an ideal compromise
between a spade and a fork Its great for clay/loam
soils, good for digging and turning over soil, and
for breaking up compacted ground. It is light and
comfortable to use thanks to the longer length
handle. The Spork was designed by Englishman
Robert Todd but is made by De Wit in HollandThe
Dutch are highly regarded as makers of the finest
gardening tools, and De Wit has been leading the
way since 1898. The business is now run by the 4th
generation of the De Wit family, using traditional
techniques. All handles are hardwood, made from
Oiled Ash which resists shock better than oak or
beech. Blades are made from Carbon Steel, which is
naturally tougher than stainless steel, and then
burnished to protect it for longer and give it an
authentic blackened patina similar to tools from
the Edwardian era.With a lifetime guarantee, these
tools are a once in a lifetime purchase

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De Wit long pull spork

De Wit long pull spork

For tilling and hoeing weeds in borders and large tubs Effective in removal of tough weeds ... more

Unique engineered narrow blades between the tines 
   Part of a unique and exclusive collection from
De Wit.  This tool is an excellent alternative to
the spade and fork for breaking  up heavier ground
whilst chopping through roots with ease.  Back
strain and arm fatigue are reduced to a minimum
with this  well-balanced tool.  Great for
allotments.  Used also for removal and saplings
and larger weeds.  Special feature. Lock nut
fitted to tool head for tightening handle and head
during natural wood shrinkage. This keeps a solid
feel over the lifetime of the tool.       The
Dutch are rightly regarded as makers of the finest
gardening  tools. De Wit have been around longer
than anyone. They started in  1898 and the 4th
generation of De Wits are now in charge of the 
business; one is a trained wood turner, the other
trained as a  blacksmith. De Wit forge their tools
from carbon steel in the  traditional way. Carbon
Steel is naturally tougher than stainless  steel
and is not prone to metal fatigue. De Wit also
burnish their  steel. This not only helps to
protect it for longer but gives it a  patina that
blackens it - just like traditional English tools
from the  Edwardian era.  All De Wit tools have
turned hardwood handles of oiled Ash. Ash is not 
only very strong but resists shock better than
woods like oak or  beech, which is why it was
traditionally used for Axe handles.  The result is
a beautiful tool to hold in the hand but rugged
and durable.  They feel so natural to use that
they are like an extension of the person that uses
them. These tools will give you a lifetime  of
use, until you hand them on.   Size  Head: 15cm
long x 12cm wide (6 " x 4.75") Total
Length:  160cm long (63)

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We believe that the Spork is destined to become one of the must-have garden tools and will become an essential part of every gardener's tool collection. In October 2008 it was voted'Testers' favourite' by'Which? Gardening' magazine.In the'Which? Gardening' trial the Spork was pitched against 9 other border tools by a team of professional gardeners. The trial was conducted over 4 weeks and all tools were assessed for a range of tasks: loosening and turning soil, clearing weeds and planting perennials and shrubs. Seven of the eight Which? testers would happily buy a Spork and 3 would even swap their conventional spade for one. The serrated cutting edge was sharp and easily cut through soil and small roots. The Spork is good for digging, planting and turf edging. ``'It's an ideal compromise between a spade and a fork -I would definitely buy one said one tester.It's great for clay/loam soils, good for digging and turning over soil, and for breaking up compacted ground, said another. It was light and comfortable to use thanks to the longer length handle.Source'Which? Gardening' October 2008The Spork was designed by Englishman Robert Todd but is made by De Wit in Holland. It is made from carbon steel with a special burnished finish that protects the metal and allows it to blacken with age like the tools in Edwardian times. The shaft is made from oiled, solid Ash with a traditional T handle. This makes it ideal for allotments and digging over borders.A universal spade and forking tool which penetrates like a fork, digs a spit like a spade. T type handle.Sharpened edge slices through tough roots.Breaks up heavy or light soils with reduced frictionSupports soil like a spade, riddles like a forkTrims lawn border edges Cuts away surface weeds before digging.Size:Head: 24.5cm long x 15.5cm wide ( 9.5 x 6)Total Length: 115cm long (45)

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