Gardening Tools: Roto Earth Auger 18" x 1.25"
The Roto Auger can be used to dig holes up to 16 inches deep and 1 inch wide. The Roto Auger digs for you, just insert the Roto Auger into any 3/8 inch or larger electric or cordless drill. The Roto Auger measures 18 inches x 1.25 inches. Uses: PLANTING Consult your local nursery for proper depth and spacing of bulbs and plants. Drill hole to desired depth. Insert the bulb or seedling. Cover with soil. TREE AERATION To aerate or fertilize trees and large shrubs, drill holes two feet apart around the outside drip line. Insert fertilizer into holes. For improved long term drainage, fill in holes with gravel or pebbles. TERMITE BARRIERS For insecticide applications, drill hole to depth specified by insecticide manufacturer. Follow all manufacturer's directions and cautions specified on the label. WEEDING For weeding, center the Roto Auger point directly over the center of the weed and drill down until the root is removed. ELECTRICAL WIRING To install electrical wiring under sidewalks, dig down with a shovel on each side of walkway. Be sure to dig at least 3" deeper than the thickness of the sidewalk. Begin drilling hole at a slight slant from below the edge of the sidewalk. Dig 2" 3" at a time and remove dirt until hole is about half way under the sidewalk. Insert broom or rake handle into the hole. From the other side, line up Roto Digger with the handle and repeat the drilling process. The handle should move when the holes meet. Feed the wire through the hole.
Roto Earth Auger
Posted by Jerry on 23rd Apr 2012
Does an excellent job and makes quick work of driling holes for deep root watering and feeding.