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Power Planter Gives Back

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In honor of Giving Tuesday this year, Greg Niewold and the rest of the Power Planter team want to take a moment to share what this family-run business does for their local community. Making charitable donations means a lot at Power Planter, but helping those in need during the holiday season means a whole lot […]

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New Product Photos Improve Ecommerce Shopping Experience for Augers

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Power Planter adds new product photos to website and revamps their shopping experience Loda, Ill. – November 17, 2017 Power Planter has added an impressive lineup of new product photos to their website, making the ecommerce shopping experience for the auger manufacturer easier, more robust, and more visually stunning than ever before. The company added […]

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A Short History of Earth Augers in the Garden

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Many gardeners use power tools to grow healthier gardens, and earth augers are high on the list of tools that help you dig holes faster and plant more in less time. Augers pulverize the soil while you dig planting holes – this gives your plants great root-to-soil contact right from the start. Earth augers have […]

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Fall Bulb Planting Tips for 2020 – Use a Bulb Auger

A bulb auger is a gardener’s best friend when it comes to bulb planting in the fall. We don’t just say that because our founder invented the first garden-friendly earth auger more than 20 years ago (seriously, that’s a true story). We know it because we receive countless reviews and testimonials from our customers telling […]

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Power Planter Expands Distribution to New Zealand

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Power Planter Expands Distribution to New Zealand Auger manufacturer Power Planter® announces new distribution in New Zealand. August 15, 2017 – Loda, Ill. Power Planter is partnering with True Blue Aussie Gardener to bring Power Planter earth augers to New Zealand. After one year of exclusive distribution with True Blue Aussie Gardener […]

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Auger Safety 101 (Follow up to How to Secure a Bit in Your Cordless Drill)

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Let’s talk about auger safety. In our last blog article we showed you how to secure a bit in your cordless drill the right way – by locking your drill bit into place. This only works on newer model drills from manufacturers like Makita, Milwaukee, and DeWalt to name a few, but it’s an important […]

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How to Secure a Drill Bit in Your Cordless Drill – The RIGHT Way

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We’re going to let you in on a (not-so) little secret. There’s a good chance you’ve been using your cordless drill the wrong way for years. Do you have a Makita, DeWalt, or Milwaukee drill that you purchased within the last 5-10 years? These newer model cordless drills have a specific way they need to […]

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New Heavy Duty Earth Augers Hit the Market

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Earth auger manufacturer Power Planter® introduces new Tube Drive with Heavy Duty Tip Augers and Replaceable Heavy Duty Auger Parts.   April 26, 2017 – Loda, Ill.   Power Planter is excited to introduce two new types of products –Tube Drive Augers with Heavy Duty Tips and Replaceable Heavy Duty Auger […]

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Not sure where to start? Our auger guide will help you determine the right size, the right drill, and the right approach to every garden or landscape digging project.

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