Tools & Know-How/ Hand Tools/ Outdoor Projects/ Lawn & Garden/

How to Choose the Right Shovel

Not all shovels are created equal. There are really only three types of shovels that you'll use most often in your do-it-yourself gardening and landscape projects.

The first is called a round point shovel. This shovel is best for digging through tough soil, digging holes, and removing larger plants.

The second shovel is called a square point shovel. It is great for scooping out loose dirt and shoveling material like sand or mulch.

Finally, there is a garden spade, which has very straight edge. This is the tool used to cut through sod and create perfectly straight lines for edging.

Whatever your job is, there's a shovel that's perfectly suited for it.

Ron Hazelton Headshot

Have your project done by a local, qualified professional.

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE QUOTE

Not everyone is in a position to do a project themselves. That's why I've partnered with HomeAdvisor.com to provide you with free quotes from qualified local professionals.

comments

Blog Articles

June 11, 2019

Is Your Central Air Conditioning System Ready for the Cooling Season Ahead?

Simple steps you can take to make sure your central air conditioning system is ready for a trouble-free cooling season.

April 16, 2020

Heartwarming Images of Home by Vermont Artist Fred Swan

Fred Swan Paintings

September 25, 2019

How to Build a Knock-Down Side Table

An easy to make contemporary side table or stool.


Recent Articles