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Long reach hand tools

Hand tools with longer handles are useful for light digging and cultivating the soil. They are particularly recommended for reaching to the back of beds, if you garden sitting down or can't bend easily. 

When choosing a handle for working standing up or from a chair, check the length allows you to work without bending too much and that you can keep your back straight – good posture when gardening will help prevent stresses and strains.

Peta long reach Easy-Grip hand tools

Peta long reach Easi-Grip hand tools

These long but light steel tools have soft grip handles that are at right angles to the tool head. This allows the wrist and hand to be held in a neutral position which reduces strain.

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T-handle long reach trowel and fork

These long handled tools have a T shaped handle which helps you push the tool into the soil.

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