Root Cutting Shovel

A little cut to your shovel will dramatically improve its performance on roots.

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How to Make Your Own Root Cutting Shovel

For digging in root-filled soil, make a small “V” in the tip of your shovel or trowel with a file or grinder. Keep it sharp with a file. The “V” will trap and slice the roots as you dig. — Emil Gaynor

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