Forks are used for turning and aerating compost and breaking up lumps of soil. Forks are one of the handiest gardening tools that have been in existence for a long time. Older designs are recommended. Forks don’t usually have lots of features to the sport, so better look for sturdiness instead.
Shovel, as opposed to a spade, has a scoop blade. It is best used to move around dirt and garden soil. Spade, as opposed to a shovel, has a flat blade. It is best used for cutting edges, digging and dividing plants. Always make spades as sharp as possible. A gardener will have a hard time completing most gardening activities without a shovel or a spade.