More than a tool, it’s an heirloom! The ultimate tool for planting bulbs, the DeWit Short Handle Bulb Planter has a sharp cutting edge that slices through soil effortlessly. The leading edge is narrower in diameter than the rest of cylinder allowing soil plugs to fall out easily. Great for planting larger bulbs such as daffodils. Constructed of carbon steel with an ash hardwood handle. This tool is guaranteed a lifetime! On April 1, 1898, Willem DeWit started his blacksmith company in a small village in northern Holland. Today, the 4th generation of the forging family is running the company. Old-fashioned quality combined with innovative designs make DeWit the ultimate gardener’s choice. Using the latest equipment and techniques combined with historical craftsmanship make DeWit one of the most respected garden tool manufacturers in the world. European Ash hardwood handle is strong but lightweight, and also has elasticity so the tool can bend without breaking. The Ash hardwood comes from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified forests.