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Buy Bulb planting auger: These soil-digging augers are a brilliant way to plant bulbs, particularly in heavier soils. They're especially great if you have loads to do, as you can drill planting holes in record time.<br><br>The best way to use them is to dig the holes in stages, lifting it out once or twice so the loosened soil is deposited next to the hole. Once the hole is deep enough, pop a bulb in the bottom (pointy side up) and refill with the loose soil.<br><br>The ingenious tool can also be used for aerating the compost heap.<br><br><b>The techie bit:</b> <br><br>The augers are designed to use with a cordless drill with a voltage between 18 and 24 volts (not included), and have a 'hex' end to stop them slipping around in the drill chuck.<br><br>To be on the safe side and avoid twisting your wrist (if you hit a rock or tree root), the torque settings on the chuck of the drill should be set to medium.<br><br>We offer three sizes for different bulbs: <br><ul><li>Snowdrops, anemones & crocus (small) - Ø1.25” x L18" (Ø3cm x 45cm)</li><li>Daffodils, tulips & iris (medium) - Ø1.75” x L30" (Ø4.5cm x 76cm)</li><li>Alliums & bedding plugs (large) - Ø2.75” x L24" (Ø7cm x 61cm)</li></ul>

These soil-digging augers are a brilliant way to plant bulbs, particularly in heavier soils. They're especially great if you have loads to do, as you can drill planting holes in record time.

The best way to use them is to dig the holes in stages, lifting it out once or twice so the loosened soil is deposited next to the hole. Once the hole is deep enough, pop a bulb in the bottom (pointy side up) and refill with the loose soil.

The ingenious tool can also be used for aerating the compost heap.

The techie bit:

The augers are designed to use with a cordless drill with a voltage between 18 and 24 volts (not included), and have a 'hex' end to stop them slipping around in the drill chuck.

To be on the safe side and avoid twisting your wrist (if you hit a rock or tree root), the torque settings on the chuck of the drill should be set to medium.

We offer three sizes for different bulbs:

  • Snowdrops, anemones & crocus (small) - Ø1.25” x L18" (Ø3cm x 45cm)
  • Daffodils, tulips & iris (medium) - Ø1.75” x L30" (Ø4.5cm x 76cm)
  • Alliums & bedding plugs (large) - Ø2.75” x L24" (Ø7cm x 61cm)

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Excellent aid for bulb planting

5

This set of three different sized augers covers every size of bulb. Really speeds up the planting process. Recommended

Mick

Midlands

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A great product

5

I use this product with a cordless drill. It takes the pressure out of digging heavy soil. I also use it to mix my compost, takes the strain away from the wrist.

Sunshine Sallie

South West

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Makes planting so much quicker

5

Makes planting bulbs so much quicker and easier, just remember to adjust the torque on your drill to be safe.

Foxley

Burnham

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Very good product for bulb planting in hard soil

5

I needed to plant various bulbs into very hard soil. This bulb planting auger did the trick and made it possible to plant over 100 bulbs.

Japes

Milton Keynes

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Great time saving tool

5

Saved lots of time planting 100s of bulbs - excellent tool for the garden.

H

Suffolk

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Best garden tool EVER!

5

Thanks to this little gadget we have just planted nearly 300 bulbs in one afternoon into heavy clay and very stoney soil, a feat that would otherwise have taken many hours of digging. I couldn't be happier! (Not least because as it now involves a power tool the husband was keen to help me plant bulbs!!!).

Foxyslady

Hampshire

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Sorry, no use

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Sorry, these are a great idea but just don't work. Almost burnt out my drill trying to use. Didnt dig in more than a couple of inches. Maybe it's the Scottish ground but can't see these working unless whole plot dug over first which defeats the purpose

Jill

Scotland

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It does not cut through our soil

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I had purchased hundreds of bulbs last year, I tried it out in normal garden soil and it did not have a hope. We had to use the old style bulb planter which cut through the soil with a bit of push. Total waste of money.

suew

somerset

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I would not buy this again

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I bought this thinking that it would make planting bulbs much easier for my husband. However, it did not really do the job and we are now back to planting bulbs the old fashioned way.

None

South West

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Brilliant!

5

A very strong easy to use tool. We loved it and had a brilliant show of bulbs this year.

Jasta

West Yorkshire

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It says 'designed to use with a cordless drill with a voltage between 12 and 18 volts'. Is there any reason why I could not use a 240v corded drill?

VRW

Hi. Although these will work fine in a more powerful drill, the main reason we recommend a cordless drill is the safety aspect involved. Using any kind of electrical equipment in the garden carries a risk, and this is heightened by the increase of power and use of mains electricity. Hope this helps!

What diameter are your bulb planting augers small = ? medium = ? large = ? Are these augers UK manufactured or imported USA / elsewhere?? regards DavH

Dav the pave

Good afternoon, Thank you for your query, the dimensions of all augers are located on the bottom of the item page, these products are manufactured in China.

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