The Project Source garden spade is designed for exceptional comfort, functionality, and control. This transfer shovel is ideal for transferring loose material such as dirt, mulch, or gravel. The compact design and straight blade allow the shovel to be used to dig and transplant trees and shrubs from landscape beds to gardens. The forward turned step adds a secure foot placement, allowing you to easily penetrate the ground and transfer material. The ergonomically designed D-grip adds extra leverage, control and comfort. Constructed with tempered steel on the blade in addition to the wood handle was designed for the toughest jobs that require high levels of strength and durability! The Project Source wood handle transfer shovel is made to be the everyday gardener shovel with versatility, resilience and efficiency.