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The oldest form of hoe has many names: grub hoe, chopping hoe, peasant hoe, eye hoe, azada…but you’ll appreciate it for how useful it is.
Primarily used with a swinging motion, this long handled hoe is good for chopping out medium to large weeds, especially in pathways and along bed edges.
It is also used for breaking clods in new ground, removing sod, mixing amendments and moving soil, as you would when hilling potatoes. Good trench-digger, too.
This type of hoe is seen in the hands of peasants and farmers all over the world.
See the Video section below for more info.
A Magna Grecia hoe breaks ground and deeply aerates like no other tool.
At one time made by the Falci company in Italy, this unique and useful tool is no longer in production.
Check out this video review comparing the Amman hoe to a less robust, hardware store version.
One of a small group of American-made garden tools on the market today, the Hoe Dag is a well made tool with multiple uses.
The blacksmiths at Clarington Forge in Northern England have been making hand forged garden tools since 1780 (over 230 years!). Originally started by Franciscan monks, Clarington continues to make beautiful, durable tools that come with a lifetime guarantee.
The Ika Hoe and the Nejiri or Dutch Hand Hoe are our favorite hand weeders. We own others, but these get put in the garden tote or wheelbarrow most often when heading out to dig, plant and weed.
Together, they cover your bases: scrape, chop, uproot, slice, cultivate, dig holes for transplanting. You will find them very useful and durable.
Save 15% when you purchase the set. Please choose either the Nejiri or the Dewit Dutch Hoe to go with the Ika.
Detailed description below.
Invented by Franciscan monks centuries ago, these two classic tools are still skillfully made at the last remaining tool forge in England, Clarington Forge.
Take 10% off (save $18/$19) when you purchase these tools together. Makes a great gift.
Here’s an assortment of words, taken from real user reviews across the web, used to describe these knives: “Classic, simple, reliable, intuitive, sharp, classy, unique, practical, durable, inexpensive, sturdy, indispensable, light, the perfect basic knife.”
Relatively unchanged since their beginnings in 1890’s France (the locking ring was added in 1955), Opinel knives continue to find their way into the pockets of many satisfied owners.
With their unique locking system, contoured shape, light weight, and of course the steel quality they make a fantastic pocket knife for everyday use.
In addition to their utility, these knives have a rustic charm and an unassuming style that makes them stand out amongst so many of the modern, tactical knives.
Just like a hammer can do more than just pound nails, a heavy duty grub hoe can do more than chop out weeds, though it does that well. Used by farmers and peasants the world over, a grub hoe can break sod for planting, shape raised beds, incorporate amendments, quickly chop out large weeds, clear pathways and dig trenches.
This Italian grub hoe is slightly heavier and more robust, but less refined than our German-made, SHW Grub Hoe
A half moon hoe allows you to weed standing fully upright, no bending or chopping needed. By pulling the tool back toward you, it cuts roots as if you were sweeping the floor. Great for small to medium weeds in cultivated ground.
The humble sharpening file is a valuable addition to your tool kit.
A sharp garden tool will make your work, whether weeding, digging or sod busting, easier and more enjoyable.
As Abe Lincoln supposedly said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I’ll spend the first four sharpening the axe.”
We offer you two choices plus a set:
Save over 15% ($18) when you purchase these 4 fine tools as a set. It makes a great starter kit for a new gardener or an excellent gift.
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