DIBBLERS, DIBBLES, DIBBERS AND DIBBLETS

BITS O’ TOOL HISTORY DIBBLES, DIBBLERS, DIBBERS AND DIBBLETS As if three names aren’t enough…these handy garden planting tools are also called “beansetters” in the Midwest and “tobacco sticks” in the south.

 

 

They are used to make measured, uniform holes for planting seeds, bulbs and transplants. Originally they were very long wooden pointed sticks. Now they are shorter and also made of stainless steel and heavy aluminum. They have been traced back to both Egypt and China. Today’s Dibbles are wooden, stainless steel, aluminum and plastic. They all work…