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The Home Gardener Range of Power Planters

Perfect for home gardener use, these tools will save you hours of hard work and give you more time to relax and enjoy your beautiful garden.


Power Planter™ for Seedlings – 207  $59.00

The perfect Power Planter™ to start with if you like to plant punnets of vegetable and flower seedlings. It easily drills a hole through your soil and leaves it neatly piled around the top of the hole ready to go back in around the rootball and provide great soil contact. 
7 inches long (17.5cm)  and 2inches wide (5cm) it is the smallest auger in the Power Planter™ range.

Power Planter™ 307  $69.00

A step up from the 207, it digs a wider hole suitable for potted colour, tubestock, planting larger bulbs like Daffodils and generally cultivating of the ground. Highly recommended for the home gardener as it will get used plenty.

7 inches long (17.5cm)  and 3inches wide (7.5cm).

Power Planter 312  $85.00

When you need to dig deep, the 12 inch long Power Planter™ makes that job easy. Great for planting and cultivating the ground without having to lift a shovel! Imagine digging deep in the vegie patch the next time you want to plant some carrots and have them come out nice and straight rather than the usual deformed shapes! 

12 inches long (30cm) and 3inches wide (7.5cm).

Power Planter™ 324H  $125.00

With a 24inch long Power Planter™ you can comfortably stand up and drill into your soil with very little effort. Very popular with landscapers but also a great tool to have in your shed. You won’t even hesitate the next time you need to plant something when this tool makes it so easy. Also great for tunneling holes under paths, aerating your compost heap, mixing fertilizer into your potting mix, mixing mortar, and even creating deep holes around trees to get water and fertilizer down to where the roots need it. It will be your new favorite tool in the shed and one your neighbors might try and steal!

Please Note: This one requires a 13mm (1/2 inch) chuck on your drill. 90% of drills have this, but there are a few smaller models that only have a 10mm chuck. I’d also recommend no smaller than a 18V drill to power this one, along with a larger capacity battery eg. 4.5A. It will work on the others but not last long. Of course you can use it on a 240V and go all day. Be sure to put any drill you use on the slowest setting and attach the side handle that came with the drill (it’s probably in the box the drill came in ;-)

Postage and Handling is a flat rate $15.50 for all of Australia. 

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Comment by Elaine de Saxe on May 9, 2017 at 11:52

'Vintage' - now there's a thought!

Comment by Christa on May 9, 2017 at 10:54

Michael, if it can help you and keep you gardening then go with it, sometimes things just need to have longer handles and need to be lighter in weight and more torque with digging.  We vintage gardeners need some fancy helpers. 

Comment by Michael Hoff on May 9, 2017 at 8:55

Haven't got one yet but will do when have the money.

Comment by Michael Hoff on May 9, 2017 at 8:54

Here are some ingenious ideas Aussie Gardeners have been up to with their Power Planter™

Aerating your compost heap. The Power Planter can mix your compost heap up in seconds which leads to faster composting which you can then use to improve your garden soil. 

Digging a Trench. If you need to lay irrigation pipe or drainage, simple drill a row of holes to the same depth and then scoop out the remaining loose soil using your hands. Super Easy.

Making your own blend of potting mix. When you want to get a nice homogeneous mix, use the Power Planter to combine the sand, organic matter, manures and slow release fertilizer all together. 

Comment by Lissa on May 9, 2017 at 4:51

Did you buy one Michael? I've seen them advertised on FB - look useful.

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on May 8, 2017 at 21:09

I'd stick with a pitch fork for compost Christa.  Just flip it over every few days and make sure it doesn't dry out.  

Comment by Christa on May 8, 2017 at 20:14

Have not used this at all, but would suggest ladies hold the support handle on the drill, as it could wrench your wrist, most have good clutches now.  

Good for those who can still get on the ground and garden.  Sounds like a good option for you Andrew, with shale to dig through.   Wonder if it could be used in a compost heap on the ground. 

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on May 8, 2017 at 19:49

Ah but I have a yard full of wicking beds! Easy to move aside the soft mix to plant something. I was thinking more of the serious piece of kit powered by an electric drill - figure you'd need that on acreage if you're doing a major planting project.

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on May 8, 2017 at 18:30

Has anyone tried one?  I am really tempted but want to talk to someone who has used one.  Elaine, they are quite small and if you have a yard full of shale like me, could be a god send. 

Comment by Dianne Caswell on May 8, 2017 at 15:59

Great Blog Micheal, Wonderful idea for those of us who are finding it increasingly more difficult to hold a small spade correctly.

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