Gorgeous garden hand fork and trowel gifts

When the evenings get longer and the days get warmer it can only mean one thing; pick up the gardening tools, get outside and prune, snip, dig and plant to your heart’s content! What a lovely way to treat someone by gifting them a gorgeous hand trowel and fork set wrapped in gorgeous gift wrap! Whether you’re looking for a simple garden essentials gift of gardening trowel and hand fork or a larger gardening themed bundle, we have you covered!  Perfect for gardening enthusiasts and novices alike!

Gardening trowel and hand fork set

Our gardening hand trowel and hand forks are robust, built to last and make for a fantastic present. The hand trowels and hand forks are endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society, so you can be confident that these garden are a high quality and will, surely, be well-received. Want to take a closer look? 

A lovely display of a garden trowel, fork and packet of seeds in a garden setting - a perfect gift for a keen gardener
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Burgon and Ball gardening hand fork
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Hand Fork – an absolute gardening essential

This beautiful garden hand fork is made to withstand the most enthusiastic gardening lover and makes for a perfect present. Durable and well-made, perfect for breaking up soil and tilling small patches ready for the next gorgeous plant!

Garden Hand Trowel

The Burgon and Ball hand trowel, simple and comfortable to use. Another quality, essential tool for your garden collection, hard wearing and reliable. This versatile little hand trowel is perfect for digging those small holes with precision as well as helping get to those pesky weeds!

A durable hand trowel for gardeners
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Some FAQs

What is a gardening hand trowel?

A hand trowel is a little, hand-held tool for use in the garden with a sharp, pointed blade. Its curved, scoop-shaped end makes it a fantastic gardening tool that can be used for many jobs in the garden, including:

  • Digging small holes for planting seeds, seedlings, and bulbs
  • Loosening compacted soil to assist in aeration
  • Weeding or thinning seedlings
  • Mixing other substances into soil for example, compost or fertilizers
  • Preparing soil for potting
  • Planting bulbs
  • Removing unwanted objects like stones, clumps and other soil contaminants

Hand trowels are a real must have tool for any gardener, be it a beginner or a seasoned professional. Our hand trowel and hand fork sets are fantastic value, long-lasting and made by British business Burgon and Ball.
Here are some of the benefits of using a hand trowel for gardening:

  • It is a versatile tool that can be used for a variety of tasks.
  • It is lightweight and easy to use versatile tool making it portable and great for people who can’t get around so easily
  • It is easy to store.
  • With the right care, it is a tool that can last for years

If you are looking for a portable, durable and affordable gardening tool, a hand trowel is a great gift or option for yourself.

What is a garden hand fork?

A hand fork is a little, hand-held tool specifically for use in the garden with several prongs on the end of a handle. It is the perfect complement to a hand trowel and should be used along side it. Some of the hand fork’s uses are:

  • Loosening and aerating soil around the root of plants
  • Rotating and turning compost
  • Moving plants (be careful not to damage roots though)
  • Removing bigger stones from the soil

Hand forks share the same benefits as a hand trowel

  • It is a versatile tool that can be used for a variety of tasks.
  • It is lightweight and easy to use versatile tool making it portable and great for people who can’t get around so easily
  • It is easy to store.
  • With the right care, it is a tool that can last for years

Simple tips to use a hand fork effectively

  • Use the right sized hand fork for the job, there are a number to choose from. You only need a small hand fork for general weeding tasks but use a larger one to aerate, turn or dig soil and compost.
  • To use a hand fork efficiently, use the right technique. Use your body weight to help use lift the soil. Don't try to lift the fork with your arms alone as you will tire quicker or even injure yourself.
  • Don’t forget that the soil below your plants is full their roots which can spread both horizontally and vertically below the plant and may cover a larger area than the actual plant and its foliage. Be careful not to damage your plants by damaging the roots or unseen stems (especially in spring).
  • Clean and dry your hand fork after each use to prevent rust and damage.

How should you look after your garden hand trowel or hand fork?

It’s so easy and takes no time; simply clean and dry the garden hand trowel and fork after each use to prevent rust and damage.

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