For potting up you need a efficient way of transfering compost into your pots and trays, a tool that is deeper than a trowel but where the amount of soil you need can be controlled without unneccesary spillage. This Sophie Conran designed Compost Scoop does just that and, as part of her range of tools for Burgon and Ball, is ideal for ideal for smaller hands. By working with Burgon and Ball she has been able to link her contempary design with a company that has produced the finest gardening tools for nearly 300 years.
The packaging for this Compost Scoop is a work of art in itself making it an ideal gift. The box is duck egg blue with a clear photograph of the product and a full description within the lid. The box is closed with a clever magnetic catch which holds the lid firmly shut. Durable and stylish.
The scoop measures 28cm by 7cm and is made of mirror polished stainless steel with a handle of natural waxed beechwood. These two parts are securely joined with a brass ferrule. A quick wipe over when you have finished potting up is all that is needed to keep this tool in pristine condition.
For really efficient and successful planting the Potting Sieve, another tool in the Sophie Conran range, would be an ideal partner for this Compost Scoop. Together they could be a fantastic gift and Useful stuff is offering both tools at the special price of £30 a saving of over 10% on the price of both tools .