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Many kinds of weeds, many kinds of hoes

publication date: May 1, 2010
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I love hand tools, particularly ones that are well-made and work well. Ironically, I learned a lot of what Ijapanese hoe know about hoeing from many hours spent on the seat of a cultivating tractor. Most of what I learned was good timing, but also a few things about speed and how thorough I really need to be. I also learned a little about how soil moves with steel and how to use different approaches for killing weeds.

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