We decided to deal with the hand digging matter; it is efficient to hand dig small clods in nursery? Are tree spades really useful only on big clods?
We were in Tuscany, with our guest and friend Mr. Leonida Cocchi, at one of his nurseries; we thank him for helping us dealing with this matter. All around the world tree spades are seen as tools to be used just for huge clods, especially by not experts. That’s because tree spades costs, while laborers has a short-term lesser cost. So, smaller clods it is thought to be wiser to produce them by hand digging. The time, the quality and the labourer cost that You’ll have to pay in one year it justify entirely the tree spade’s cost.