Sonja & Raymond Barker
orchard1 at telus.net
Mon Dec 4 12:58:04 EST 2006
Hi you will find that the auger polishes the sides of the drilled hole this
tends to restrict the ability of the roots to spread
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan ." <yarrylo at hotmail.com>
To: <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, December 04, 2006 6:45 AM
Subject: [NAFEX] augers
>I have been considering the use of a gas-powered auger for digging holes in
> a clay-based soil to plant various types of fruit trees currently growing
> 2 and 3 gallon (about 10 inch diameter) containers and was wondering if
> someone here has experience with this device and might comment on such
> things as its efficiency vs other means, ease of use, auger diameter to
> choose for this job and any potential problems to bear in mind.
> Alan Stein
> zone 6
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