In this post I share the Power Planter Tool attachment that is useful year-round. You will see in the detailed video how the product works and why I recommend it.
About the Power Planter
Year-round is garden time for me. That means my hands are doing double time with digging. Here is information about this useful attachment that should be in every garden shed and used weekly.
This non-slip hex drive is welded by hand and made in America. The auger needs to be cleaned before storing. The Power Planter has a lifetime guarantee on defects from materials or craftsmanship.
- Planting bulbs, flowers, bare-root plants
- Tilling planter boxes
- Mixing seed, fertilizer, paint, and cement
- Soil sampling
How To Use
Install the Power Planter in a 3/8″ or bigger drill noted on the box. For my demo, I was using the Worx Switch Drill Drive which as outstanding reviews and a personal favorite in my home and garden.
Be sure to follow safety guidelines…. I like wearing my garden gloves and of course, I have my glasses on for eye safety. Do not wear jewelry or lose clothing while operating the power tool. Be very careful that you do not hit underground sprinklers or utilities. I had to be careful in the area I was working because there is a new gas line but it is 2 feet undergrown in this landscape. Be alert and use common sense at all times when operating this or any power tool.
The box The Power Planter directs to operate at slow speed. It is equally important to be sure the drill is in forward when creating the hole. The raised bed garden I am working has onions that needed to be harvested. The drill cut the soil like it was warm butter!
What the heck is under the mulch I just spread in the new landscape area… I grabbed my handy-dandy radius hand transplanter (shovel) moved the earth around. It was my same ol’ soil that shovel had easily moved about … mixed with a bit of compost and mulch that I had planted 6 new 5-gallon size shrubs in last week.
It is important to note that this area of my garden is very well-drained and the soil is amended from an early landscape project. Most of the soil in my area is clay, however, this area is a rich fertile soil that is somewhat easy to turn. This product was used in later Autumn and the soil temperature was right around 55*F.
Bren’s Power Planter Review on YouTube
This video can be found on Bren Haas YouTube Channel.
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All levels of garden enthusiasts can purchase a Power Planter earth auger on Amazon. I can’t stress enough how great this tool works. Tell me what you think by commenting below or reaching out to me on my contact page.