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The RHS Chelsea Flower Show announced Thursday the 21th of March that the Sneeboer entry, the 'Royal Dutch Hoe' with 3 innovations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Garden Product of the Year 2013 was been successful.
"We all know the saying 'a bad workman always blames his tools', but I guess it's easy to forget the other side of the coin, just how helpful the right tool, for the right job, can be. I speak with some authority on this matter, being the kind of bloke who will often slip off a shoe to knock in a picture hook rather than rummage around in my tool kit to find the hammer that I just know is lurking somewhere in the bottom.
The wonderful thing about gardening is it can be as labour intensive or relaxing as possible. You may decide that you will dig your entire plot by hand this year, or you might choose to use some machinery and then spend more time in the deckchair!
There is something deeply evocative surrounding the traditional hand forging of tools. The heat of the forge, the smell of the coal furnace and the sound of molten steel being hammered into shape all take us back to a time long past, when tools were hand made and lasted for decades.