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tools for loosening the earth [1]click to hear

tools for loosening the earth [1] shovel spade spading fork lawn edger

shovel click to hear

Tool used for digging holes and manipulating various objects, such as soil, sand and compost.

spade click to hear

Tool with a flat or slightly concave blade, used mainly for turning over soil.

spading fork click to hear

Tool with metal tines, which make it easier to loosen soil that is hard or contains many stones or roots.

lawn edger click to hear

Tool with a semicircular blade for trimming the edge of the lawn, usually along a driveway, a patio or flower bed.