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'Sukoppu' Golden Spade Small Size


Strong, sharp, surprisingly light and golden, this is, surely, the ultimate garden spade? It's ideal for digging, tree planting, mixing compost and all manner of other tasks. I love using it to plant potatoes and dahlia tubers - the pointed blade cuts through the ground like a knife through butter. Weighing in at slightly below 1kg you can count on this golden wonder not to flex or break under heavy use.

  • Comfortable tubular steel handle, firm tread and rigid steel pipe shaft
  • Overall dimensions: 82cm x 16cm x 3cm
  • Made from steel
  • As the paint wears off, the steel may slowly begin to rust. Regular use is the best treatment
  • Boxed for easy gift wrapping
  • Also available in a larger size

As a fledgling business founded on the principles of friendliness, dependability and simplicity, we aim to deal with your order gracefully and efficiently so that you can devote your time to more important things. 

Our aim is to process your order within 24 hours of receipt and we expect it to arrive within 3-5 working days under normal circumstances.

Deliveries cost £3 for small, slim items that will slip into an envelope.

Most other deliveries cost £6 for any number of items, so don’t hold back!

Where age verification is required, a special service costing £10 is what we use to keep us all safe and sound.

Deliveries to far-flung UK locations may incur an additional charge.

Should you need to return an item, drop us a line at within 14 days of receiving your purchase, providing your name, order number and the reason for your return. We will let you know how to return your item.

Please visit our Delivery & Returns page for more information.

Brand Focus


When it comes to making tools for cutting, chopping, snipping or shearing, no one knows their craft better than the Japanese. Niwaki, meaning simply 'garden tree', is a Wiltshire-based company founded by Jake Hobson in 2004. Having learned his craft in an Osaka nursery, Jake returned home with a passion for pruning that’s helped to make Niwaki the leading brand of Japanese tools, ladders, knives and accessories in the country. 

The quality and precision of Niwaki products are legendary, many of them made in small quantities by deeply traditional methods: professional gardeners swear by them. Once you've used a pair of Niwaki snips, secateurs, shears or loppers, you'll never go back to your old cutting tools again.

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