rootman wrote:All dirt is not the same. A small light weight mattock is actually perfect for tighter soil and it also doubles as a walking stick and to tear through briars and underbrush. It would be nice if you could dig all seng with just a digging stick but it's not practical in some of your harder soil.
yes could not agree more. My buddy used a screw driver , and some roots, would take 10 minutes or loner to dig. I could dig , 2-3 ounces while he dig one root. But hey to each is own.