We know that every project is different, which is why we have a variety of different shovels and scoops to choose from. We have several types of shovels from quality brand names like Leonard, Ames, and Seymour. Leonard brand shovels feature your choice of fiberglass, wood, or composite handles. We carry both square and round-pointed blades which will allow you to cut easily into hard-packed soil. Both D-grip and straight-handled shovels are available.
Trenching shovels feature deeply pointed blades which make them excellent for digging irrigation, electrical, or plumbing trenches. Caprock shovels feature a low lift angle and are great for vertical digging. Sawtoothed shovels can saw through roots and hard soil to clear the way for planting.
Tough soil, roots, and fibrous plants can be easily cut through with spear head spades. The shovels feature uniquely shaped blades that combine the best features of spades and shovels to produce a tool capable of reducing the effort needed to dig. This means increased productivity since workers can dig more holes before tiring. For tougher roots or other obstacles, browse our selection of striking tools to help clear whatever may be in your way.
Scoop shovels are the best choice for moving loose materials. The Leonard Poly Scoop Shovel is practically indestructible and is a true multipurpose tool! We carry several types and sizes to easily and efficiently move any loose materials including soil, mulch, and decorative gravel. Our scoop shovels come in a variety of different types of handles, including wood and fiberglass. Both D-grip and straight-handled scoop shovels are available. For tasks that require more refined cutting and scraping, our selection of garden spades has what you need to complete the job.
What type of shovel is best for digging?
A Round Point Shovel with a Straight Handle is the best type of shovel for digging. The durable steel shovel blade is distinguished by a rounded edge, dished shape, and pointed tip.
What are shovels used for?
Digging and transferring material are the primary uses of shovels. Typically used in landscaping, gardening, and construction work, shovels can be used in many ways, whether you are digging a hole into the ground to create a new home for plants, utilities, and other outdoor features. There are many shovel types for specific applications. A round point digging shovel will always help get the job done when in doubt.