Patent Number: 7,819,447

Title: Hand actuated soil displacement and planting device

Abstract: A gardening implement includes a pair of shovels arranged at one end of a handle assembly. The handle assembly includes a spring loaded actuation mechanism that biases the device towards an open position. A bottom end of the handle is fixed to an upper end of one of the shovels. The actuation mechanism includes an upper end that pivotally connects substantially near a grip end of the handle via a hinge. In the preferred embodiment, a second hinge is arranged within the actuation mechanism which further extends through an eyelet affixed between the grip end of the handle.

Inventors: Ange; Wayne (Chesapeake, VA)


International Classification: A01B 1/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00