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Friday Favorite: Hand Hoe

August 1st, 2014

I used to have hand trowels that I loved, then I got this hand hoe from Johnny’s Seeds. It’s now my favorite tool, pretty much the only one I use. It works for pretty much any gardening task and I love that it has a sharp blade that can be used for cutting roots and hoeing. It can also be used as a trowel to dig planting holes.
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I find myself always reaching for this tool and finally decided that with the size of my garden I needed to purchase a few more. Last week two shiny new ones arrived. I now have one to keep up by the main garden behind the garage, one to keep by the back door, and one to keep by the front door as well.

Do you have a favorite hand tool?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.