This robust, attractive spade is a great all-rounder, with a light weight and wide blade for quicker and easier digging. Perfect for preparing beds, borders and veg plots as well as breaking up and aerating larger areas of unprepared ground. The stainless steel blade has a textured tread plate to protect boots and give you a better grip when digging, especially in wet conditions, and the smooth polished surface is easy to wipe clean after use. The spade is fitted with a shock-resistant ash shaft, fastened with a double-riveted strapped socket for extra strength. The 32" handle is perfect for the taller gardener or someone looking for a little extra leverage when working in heavy soil.