Garden tools developed for clay soils

Crest Garden's Kent & Stowe have designed and developed a range of 'Know Your Soil' tools for soil types which are compacted and considered harder to work.

The new tools based on traditional designs were launched at Glee 2016.

With more than 45 per cent of the UK is made up of clay soils, and the majority of new build properties containing this hard soil, these tools are tailored for specialist jobs such as planting, digging, potting and working difficult areas in the garden.

There are seven tools in the range including a Clay Mule which has a flat blade to loosen and aerate, a Hand Pick Mattock for breaking up heavy ground and a Round Nose Shovel to easily penetrate hard to work soil.

Sue Larkin of Ducks Hill Garden Centre (Choice Marketing member) said:

"This is perfect for customers in our area where we have heavy clay soils. The tools are good quality and the comprehensive range covers a wide range of tasks. The compact display module showing the tools in use is very effective and doesn’t take up too much space."

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