The wooden handle is lacquered for extra durability and longevity. Heavy clay soil will require a heavy-duty dandelion digger, while sandy soil is best suited for handheld weeding. Loamy soil will be fine with either type of dandelion digger. Other factors to consider when choosing a pruning tool include size, shape, and price. Newer pruners may come with safety mechanisms and curved handles for added comfort and safety.
A dandelion digger is an important tool for removing dandelions from your lawn. While the weeds themselves are not harmful, the roots are a hazard for children and pets. Ingestion of dandelion roots can lead to digestive problems, allergies, and discomfort.