garden spade


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Noun1.garden spade - a spade used by gardenersgarden spade - a spade used by gardeners    
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The garden spade is a multiuse tool, with three handy uses rolled into one: a handle (lever), a cutting blade on the edge, and a head to lift soil.
The garden spade is a multi-use tool, with three handy uses rolled into one: a handle (lever), a cutting blade on the edge, and a head to lift soil.
She said a long garden spade and an iron bar were also found in the alleyway, although police reportedly told her no fingerprints or DNA are thought to have been recovered from them at this stage, possibly due to them being left out in the elements.
I particularly like long-handled bulb planters, which can be pushed into the ground with your foot, just like a garden spade, cutting a circular space just right for a single bulb and doing away with the difficulty of digging into hardened ground with a trowel.
It is understood he was carrying a metal garden spade when officers apprehended him.
A sharp, flat garden spade works best for this job.
Our worms survived and multiplied in the mild northern Texas winter, and this spring, we were rewarded with wonderful soil enriched with worm castings and compost without the need for a garden spade!
Five days later he died from head injuries believed to have been caused by a garden spade. Michael O'Brien, Darren Hall and Ellis Sherwood, who stole a car on the night of the murder, were arrested three weeks later and convicted the following year.
A SLEEPING Redcar man failed to wake when a burglar broke in by smashing his living room window with a garden spade.
Elizabeth said she grabbed a garden spade and ran outside to confront the men.