Bulb planting auger - long

small £7.99
£35.97 £29.97
Delivery options
  • Standard £5.95
  • Named Day £10.95
Our soil-digging augers are a brilliant way to plant bulbs, vegetable seedlings, 9cm pot plants or plug plants, particularly in heavier soils. These long versions are great if you have loads to do, as you can drill planting holes in record time from a standing position.

The best way to use them is to dig the holes in stages, lifting it out once or twice so the loosened soil is deposited next to the hole. Once the hole is deep enough, pop a plant or a bulb in the bottom (pointy side up) and refill with the loose soil.

Made from robust powder-coated steel, the ingenious tool can also be used for aerating the compost heap.

The techie bit:

The augers are designed to use with a cordless drill with a voltage between 18 and 24 volts (not included). They have an 8.9mm 'hex' fitting to stop them slipping around in the drill chuck.

To be on the safe side and avoid twisting your wrist (if you hit a rock or tree root), the torque settings on the chuck of the drill should be set to medium.

We offer three sizes to suit different bulbs and plants.

Snowdrops, anemones, crocus & muscari (small) - Ø1 ¼” x L18" (Ø3cm x 45cm)
Daffodils, tulips, iris & gladioli (medium) - Ø1 ¾” x L30" (Ø4.5cm x 76cm)
Alliums, lilies & bedding plugs (large) - Ø2 ¾” x L24" (Ø7cm x 61cm)
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