- Spade is handy for slicing off sod in preparation for using an area for planting. It works well for loosening soil and breaking up any clumps of dirt.
- Spade is used in construction of buildings
Spade is a tool primarily for digging, comprising a blade – typically stunted and less curved than that of a shovel – and a long handle.In gardening, a spade is a hand tool used to dig or loosen ground, or to break up lumps in the soil. Together with the fork it forms one of the chief implements wielded by the hand in agriculture and horticulture. It is sometimes considered a type of shovel.