Raking up is hard to do

no longer

At long last, a day brim-full of glad tidings.

Not only has the paint stripper arrived, but the very long-awaited rake handle did too.

Fully-assembled rake
Fully-assembled rake

As you can imagine, raking is significantly easier with a 1.2m long handle attached. Ordered 27th April, arrived 5th May. Truly dark times we’re living in.

Obviously we’ve tried it out, and were both delighted with its ability to move bits of soil around from a distance. It is no overstatement to say that it has opened up a vast horizon of opportunities within the horticultural field, quite literally.