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    I've not seen them with longer handles (I think the technical term for that is a spear) and I'm not sure that having a long handle would work as well - at least not the way that I use it.

    I use it to grub around weeds (with a longer handle you'd end up having to lean it into the bed further and getting the control with a long handle might be tricky), digging holes holding Norman Bayes style or like a trowel.
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    I stand corrected there's this one from the US

    https://www.shovelandhoe.com/Long_Ha...15L_p/383l.htm

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    Their idea of a long handle doesn't seem very long, at all
    1.75" x 6.5" head. 14.5" overall


    But thanks for looking for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thelma Sanders View Post
    Their idea of a long handle doesn't seem very long, at all


    But thanks for looking for me
    I know it's not a hori hori, but what about this;
    https://www.screwfix.com/p/roughneck...le-8-x-4/25947
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    Thanks, I've already got a 3inch wide spade - an ancient thing, at some time probably a child's one It's brilliant for planting things through holes in weed control fabric.

    I may have to try something like this https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Garden-To...sAAOSwBkBb6qie
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