A man cultivating

Cultivating

A man cultivating

An undesirable cultivator. Shovels are too large and the man is required to walk.

Cultivator

An undesirable cultivator. Shovels are too large and the man is required to walk.

A good riding cultivator.

Cultivator, riding

A good riding cultivator.

A man working in a garden.

Gardening

A man working in a garden.

An Acme harrow, good for leveling and pulverizing the land.

Acme harrow

An Acme harrow, good for leveling and pulverizing the land.

A spring-tooth harrow, particularly useful on stony land.

Spring-tooth harrow

A spring-tooth harrow, particularly useful on stony land.

In agriculture, a set of harrows is a n implement for cultivating the surface of the soil.

Twenty One Disk Harrow

In agriculture, a set of harrows is a n implement for cultivating the surface of the soil.

A man using a cultivator in a field.

Man using a cultivator

A man using a cultivator in a field.

A double-wheeled hand plow.

Hand plow

A double-wheeled hand plow.

A horse plow, well-suited to sandy soils.

Horse plow

A horse plow, well-suited to sandy soils.

Tobacco being harvested in the Virginia Colony. By 1612, John Rolfe's new strains of tobacco had been successfully cultivated and exported. Finally, a cash crop to export had been identified, and plantations and new outposts sprung up, initially both upriver and downriver along the navigable portion of the James River, and thereafter along the other rivers and waterways of the area.

Tobacco Cultivation in Colonial Virginia

Tobacco being harvested in the Virginia Colony. By 1612, John Rolfe's new strains of tobacco had been…

"A good trellis for tomatoes, holding the vines apart and allowing all fruits to receive air and light." — Baily, 1898

Trellis

"A good trellis for tomatoes, holding the vines apart and allowing all fruits to receive air and light."…

The hand weeder works on the same principle as the hand cultivator, but on a smaller scale. It is best suited for working small plants in the home garden, or for use in the seed bed.

Hand weeder

The hand weeder works on the same principle as the hand cultivator, but on a smaller scale. It is best…