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Buy De Wit swan neck hoe: <ul><strong><li>Cuts and cultivates below the soil's surface</li><li>Strong and durable carbon steel</li><li>Lifetime guarantee</li></strong></ul><br>The De Wit swan neck hoe allows controlled, precise pull hoeing in borders and between plants and rows. <br><br>The exaggerated curve angles the blade so it can glide under the soil's surface, cutting weeds off at the roots. It's also the ideal shape to nudge overhanging plants out of harm’s way as you hoe.<br><br>Built to last from sharpened hand-forged steel with an oiled ash handle, it’s more than a match for even the toughest of perennial weeds.<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 for a lifetime.<br><br>Measurements:<br>Head L5.5cm x W16cm (2” x 6.25”)<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.

  • Cuts and cultivates below the soil's surface
  • Strong and durable carbon steel
  • Lifetime guarantee

The De Wit swan neck hoe allows controlled, precise pull hoeing in borders and between plants and rows.

The exaggerated curve angles the blade so it can glide under the soil's surface, cutting weeds off at the roots. It's also the ideal shape to nudge overhanging plants out of harm’s way as you hoe.

Built to last from sharpened hand-forged steel with an oiled ash handle, it’s more than a match for even the toughest of perennial weeds.

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 for a lifetime.

Measurements:
Head L5.5cm x W16cm (2” x 6.25”)
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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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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