Hard-Working Garden Hoes

With a little help from us, choose the right garden hoes for nearly effortless weed control.



garden hoes - scuffle hoe, stirrup hoe, winged weeder
Depending on the job, garden hoes come with multiple head shapes. From left: a pistol grip allows for more push-pull power when using a scuffle hoe; this triangle shaped scuffle hoe is sharp on all edges; the Winged Weeder comes in several sizes; stirrup hoes can quickly cultivate large areas.
ILLUSTRATION: ELAYNE SEARS
garden hoes - collinear draw hoe, swan neck draw hoe, circle draw hoe, warren how, field hoe
From left; the collinear draw hoe is good for weeding in tight places; a swan-neck, half-moon draw hoe cuts only on the pull (or draw) action of the hoe; a circle draw hoe works especially well in close quarters; the Warren hoe is capable of tackling tough weeds; this sturdy, multipurpose field hoe handles small and large weeds and excels at trenching or hilling dirt.
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