De Wit diamond headed hoe

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Buy De Wit diamond headed hoe: <ul><strong><li>Razor-sharp tough carbon steel blade</li><li>Longer-length handle prevents back strain</li><li>Lifetime guarantee</li></strong></ul><br>Tackle weeds below the soil line with ruthless efficiency with this exceptionally sharp De Wit diamond-headed hoe.<br><br> With a slimline carbon steel head sharpened on all sides, the hoe slices through weeds on both the outward and return strokes. Slide it firmly back and forth below the soil's surface and it will cut through every root in its path.<br><br>The head is fitted to a 1.6m long solid ash shaft to reduce bending and back strain, and the slanted P-grip handle gives you a secure, comfortable grip.<br><br>As the handle will naturally shrink over time, a locking nut fixes the head in place - letting you simply re-tighten it to keep the tool solid and strong.<br><br>Measurements:<br>Head 5cm long x 21cm wide (2.1” x 8”)<br>Total length 160cm (63”)<br><br><strong>About De wit tools</strong><br><br>The Dutch are renowned for making the world’s finest garden tools, and De Wit is the most respected name of all. Founded in 1898, the family-owned toolmaker combines old-fashioned quality and craftsmanship with innovative design to create superior tools that last a lifetime.<br><br>Every tool is hand-forged in the Netherlands from tough boron steel - shaped, sharpened and burnished for durability, giving it the same blackened patina as traditional Edwardian tools. Each is fitted with an FSC-certified solid ash handle for ultimate strength and shock resistance, oiled to provide first-class protection against the elements.<br><br>All De Wit tools come with a lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects, making them a truly once in a lifetime purchase.

  • Razor-sharp tough carbon steel blade
  • Longer-length handle prevents back strain
  • Lifetime guarantee

Tackle weeds below the soil line with ruthless efficiency with this exceptionally sharp De Wit diamond-headed hoe.

With a slimline carbon steel head sharpened on all sides, the hoe slices through weeds on both the outward and return strokes. Slide it firmly back and forth below the soil's surface and it will cut through every root in its path.

The head is fitted to a 1.6m long solid ash shaft to reduce bending and back strain, and the slanted P-grip handle gives you a secure, comfortable grip.

As the handle will naturally shrink over time, a locking nut fixes the head in place - letting you simply re-tighten it to keep the tool solid and strong.

Measurements:
Head 5cm long x 21cm wide (2.1” x 8”)
Total length 160cm (63”)

About De wit tools

The Dutch are renowned for making the world’s finest garden tools, and De Wit is the most respected name of all. Founded in 1898, the family-owned toolmaker combines old-fashioned quality and craftsmanship with innovative design to create superior tools that last a lifetime.

Every tool is hand-forged in the Netherlands from tough boron steel - shaped, sharpened and burnished for durability, giving it the same blackened patina as traditional Edwardian tools. Each is fitted with an FSC-certified solid ash handle for ultimate strength and shock resistance, oiled to provide first-class protection against the elements.

All De Wit tools come with a lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects, making them a truly once in a lifetime purchase.

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Excellent Item

5

Excellent little hoe for inbetween plants - great for ground elder!

Swiftgirl

Berkshire

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A brilliant tool on the allotment

5

This gets lots of use on the allotment and makes weeding between crops a breeze.

Wiggy

Manchester

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De Wit diamond hoe

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Help with weeds Weeds are making my life a nightmare. I want to plant more shrubs this year but should I risk doing that if there are weeds in the border? Any advice would be much appreciated.

Rana Kadiri

It will really depend on what type of weeds you have. Annual weeds can usually be tackled easily by hoeing them in as soon as they appear and these should not prevent planting. Perennial weeds (those with a big root system that come back year after year) can be harder to tackle. Ideally it is best to try to get rid of perennial weeds before you plant and the best way to do this is by using a systemic weedkiller such as Roundup. Systemmic weedkillers are absorbed through the leaves of the plant and the active ingredient makes its way through the cells of the plant down to the roots. It kills these first and then the foliage will start to die off. It can take up to 6 weeks (and sometimes longer if the weather is very poor and the weeds are not actively growing) before you will really see it starting to have a good effect but it is worth being patient. It will also kill off everything it comes into contact with, so you do need to be extremely careful when applying it. Just click on the following link to go straight to it. http://www.crocus.co.uk/toolsandstuff/results/?trys=1&amp;CommonName=roundup As a non-chemical alternative, you could try the Weedwand, which has a high-temperature flame that causes weeds to wither and die. Below is a link straight to it. http://www.crocus.co.uk/product/_/parasene-weedwand-550-without-gas/classid.2000003769/

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