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Garden Hole Digging Drill Bit

Reviews (4 out of 5 Grommets)

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Good for small holes

7/25/2018 by Catherine

Fine for planting small, previously potted (or just purchased) plants. But not for deeper holes as the dirt just fills in behind it.



11/1/2019 by Mary

This bit did not work well for me. The looser dirt and mulch was dug out easily but when digging through the deeper, more packed dirt, it was ineffective.


Garden Drill Bit 4"

6/10/2019 by Christine

I'm disappointed with this products, can't be used when it wet and can't be used when soil getting dried. It jumped around when I push down to dirt isn't lose. IT LOOK LIKE A PIECE A CAKE TO DO IT.


Not impressed

5/12/2019 by Bob

I used my new Maxbit to plant 300 sunpatiens. If the soil was new or real soft it worked fine.
Beaver soil I need to use my other drill bit. Maxbit needs to be sharper to cut through clay or header soil. I would not recommend this product. The concept is good but just not able to handle the Kansas soil.


Nice to have

7/26/2018 by Lisa

Not really needed but it was nice to minimize bending.



5/30/2018 by Gloria

I was expecting great things from this product. My daughter is a landscaper and had 60 flats of annuals to plant.
Unfortunately, it only works on well tilled soil. I couldn’t even make a small dent in my garden bed. Sorry, it has to be returned. Poor design!


Not impressed

5/29/2018 by Debbie

The dirt must have to be really soft because it didn’t work for me.



5/25/2018 by Donald

The Garden Hole Digging Drill Bit did NOT work well. I was thoroughly disappointed. In theory it is a good tool; in practice it did not work very well.

As soon as it came in contact with a root, twig or various burried items (that one would expect in the ground) the tool got hung up, jammed, bound up.

It did make a good shape hole; but the shape of a hole is not that relative or important for planting vegetables.

I would NOT recommend this tool and give it a failing rating.



5/24/2018 by Mark

As I decided to plant six inch plants the larger unit described as 12"x 5" x 5" would be needed and I paid the extra ten dollars. After use the following facts were evident, the hole is not as big as indicated and that's because the true dimensions are 12" x 3 3/4" x 3 3/4". Its use in untiled soil only applies if the soil is soft and moist and devoid of small rocks. If the hole had been five inches, a six inch plant would go in the hole. My conclusion, if I had known the true size of this item I would not have purchased it.


Didn't Work for Me

12/7/2019 by Ellen

The Maxbit couldn't penetrate the soil in my garden. Hence, it was useless.

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Don’t dig holes in the garden—drill them.

Easy Digging

The idea to create a garden hole digger came to Maker Michele Morton when she was helping folks in her community plant their gardens. She made The MAXBIT drill attachment to do the digging job quickly, easily, and more neatly.

The patented curved angles of the bit compress dirt into the bottom and sides of the hole, resulting in a perfectly round, flat-bottomed hole each time. This compressing action eliminates the pile of dug-out dirt for you to deal with when you’re done. The bit and its extension piece fit on most common power drills, and are made in West Point, Mississippi with ultra-tough
steel that’s powder coated to prevent rust.

The MAXBIT works in tilled or untilled soil, and makes holes to fit standard 4” or 6” potted plants. With the power of a drill doing the digging, planting a garden is easier—and faster—than ever.
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