Bulb Planters

Choosing Bulb Planters
The bulb planter is a hand tool designed to create a proper sized and shaped hole for planting tulips, daffodils, and other spring and summer bulbs. See the files in Yardener’s Helper that cover the planting and care of all the bulbs (Caring For Bulbs)
Design – The most common design of bulb planter is a tapered metal cylilnder from 6 to 10 inches tall, attached to either a short handle similar to that of a trowel or a long handle of some type often with some kind of foot rest to aid in the digging process.

Fiskars 7983 Bulb Transplanter

by Fiskars

  • Ideal for bulb planting
  • Easy spring-loaded working action
  • Steel body construction
  • Gradation marks for easy depth management
  • Cuts 2-1/4-inch diameter planting holes

The Fiskars bulb transplanter makes bulb planting a simple and easy task. The tool body has gradation marks for easy depth measurement, and steel construction for long-lasting durability. Additionally, the handle is spring-loaded, making the working action easy and comfortable on your hands. This transplanter cuts 2-1/4-inch diameter planting holes.

OXO Good Grips Quick Release Gardening Bulb Planter 1068280

by Oxo

  • Simply push, twist and pull to remove soil
  • Pull lever to release soil over bulbs
  • Wide handle can fit two hands
  • Soft, comfortable non-slip grips
  • Easy-to-read measurement markings
How many tools does it take to plant a tulip bulb? Just one: the OXO GOOD GRIPS Quick-Release Bulb Planter! Push and twist the Bulb Planter into soil then pull it back out, leaving the perfect hole for planting. After the bulb is in place, use the Planter's patented Quick Release lever to replace the soil back into the hole. Constructed of heavy gauge, chrome plated carbon steel, the Bulb Planter features an extended handle that is wide enough to fit two hands for added strength when plunging into soil. The Planter's gripping areas are soft, comfortable and non-slip even when hands are wet. The Bulb Planter also features a tooth pattern specially designed for easily penetrating and twisting through soil. Use the stamped in, easy-to-read standard and metric measurement markings on both sides of the Bulb Planter to plant at precise depths.

Quick release planter works by pushing into the soil, twisting and pulling back out, leaving the perfect hole for planting. Patented quick release lever releases the soil plug back into the hole when bulb is in place. Constructed of heavy gauge, chrome-plated carbon steel with an extended handle that is wide enough for 2 hands for added strength when plunging into soil. Special tooth pattern designed for easily penetrating and twisting through soil. Stamped, easy-to-read standard and metric measurements on both sides of the planter at precise depths. Dimensions: 6" x 2.5" x 9.25". Weight: 1 lb. 4 oz.

Radius Garden 207 PRO Ergonomic Stainless Steel Bulb Auger

by Radius Garden

  • Four times the gripping surface of conventional tools, with room for both hands
  • Unbreakable resin-encased steel shaft
  • Unique carbon steel blade design
  • Extra-wide raised forward step, offset from shaft for better leverage and comfort
  • Professional quality with a lifetime guarantee; Dimensions: 7.5 by 5.0D by 41.3 inches (width by depth by heigth)
Discover garden tools unlike any you've ever held before. The Radius Garden Natural Radius Grip PRO garden tools were designed using the most current research into human factors and tool usage. The patent-pending, Natural Radius Grip, maximizes your power and comfort while minimizing hand and wrist stress. Traditional garden tools force you to use your hands and wrists in a way that can cause injuries. The curve of the grip matches the curve of the palm of your hand. This allows you to hold the tools with your wrist in a safe, neutral position at all angles of attack. This maximizes power and comfort while minimizing wrist and hand stress. The large grips on Radius tools allow you to hold the tool securely without exerting pressure and wasting your energy. The PRO series tools feature four times the gripping surface of conventional tools, with room for both hands! The blades of these tools are made of a special aluminum/magnesium alloy. It weighs less than conventional die cast aluminum, but has strength similar to steel. The tools are lighter weight yet have equal or greater strength than traditional garden tools. The advanced ergonomic design should make gardening easier and more enjoyable. Built as professional quality tools, Radius Garden NRG PRO tools come with a lifetime guarantee.

Carbon steel blade with steel-reinforced polypropelene handle. Uniquely designed, carbon steel auger head has extended tooth for easy insertion into compacted soil. Specially designed cutting teeth open perfectly shaped hole for bulbs. Easy-to-see depth i

Garden Auger Bulb Planter 2.75" x 24"

by Custom Auger Systems: The Garden Auger

  • 2.75" diameter x 24" length garden auger
  • most popular choice for fall bulb planting
  • features sturdier 3/8" shaft
  • all-steel construction
  • 3 sided flats on drill chuck end for snug fit in drill

An awesome garden tool for digging holes in soil for planting bulbs and flowers. Fits standard household drills. (Drill Not Included.) Auger fits 3/8" drills and larger; 18 volt cordless drills are recommended.

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