4 Tools You Need For Transplanting TreesSpade/Shovel. If there's one tool that you need for transplanting trees, it's a spade or a digging shovel—after all, it's hard to get trees out of the ground without one! Empty Containers. Yard Cart. Water Jugs.Mar 21, 2017
It is used for loosening, lifting and turning over soil in gardening and farming, and not to be confused with the pitchfork, a similar tined tool used for moving (or throwing) loose materials such as hay, straw, silage, and manure.