Fiskars 70736935J Big Grip Aluminum Trowel

Last updated: April 21, 2021


Gardeners with larger hands will appreciate the thickness of this trowel's handle. The handle is also made using Softgrip, which helps you keep a solid hold on the trowel when working through rough soil. Another plus is the polished cast-aluminum head, which has a sharp edge to make digging easier.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: At the end of this trowel is a hole, which allows the gardening tool to be hung on a wall in a shed or garage.

In our analysis of 47 expert reviews, the Fiskars Big Grip Aluminum Trowel placed 5th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Ideal for digging when planting, taking up plants, turning earth and more. Extra-large handle with Softgrip provides exceptional grip and comfort

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The whole product is made of cast aluminum and the edges are sharp to that enables easy digging and uprooting of grass
The Big Grip Trowel is a terrific choice for gardeners with larger hands.
Wide stable handle
It features a sharpened blade edge that easily cuts into even the toughest of turfs!
The oversized handle is padded to provide a sold grasp and reduce hand fatigue during long afternoons of gardening.
The handle is covered in a soft rubber that gives you a non-slip grip. And the handle is angled slightly, which could make it easier to use.
The Big Grip Trowel features a very large handle with the so-called Softgrip handle and blade, with both measuring 13 inches in length.

What reviewers didn't like

May be difficult to use for those with smaller hands
Tip can break
Could use a sharper leading edge
Thick edges won't cut compacted soil
Not everyone wants a larger trowel, though, and this could be too big for some gardeners.
It is not a sharp trowel
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