"A finger-weeder." — Baily, 1898

Finger-weeder

"A finger-weeder." — Baily, 1898

Illustrated are various forms of hand hoes. At the top is a weeder and one form of scuffle hoe. The bottom left shows a common scuffle hoe; below it is a hand cultivator. Other special hoes are also pictured.

Hand Hoes

Illustrated are various forms of hand hoes. At the top is a weeder and one form of scuffle hoe. The…

"Another style of hand-weeder, made at home out of hoop-iron." — Baily, 1898

Home-made hand-weeder

"Another style of hand-weeder, made at home out of hoop-iron." — Baily, 1898

"For small beds of flowers or vegetables, hand-weeders of various patterns are essential to easy and efficient work." — Baily, 1898

Hand-weeders

"For small beds of flowers or vegetables, hand-weeders of various patterns are essential to easy and…

A weeder. A good weed killer, better than a smoothing-harrow on stony land.

Weeder

A weeder. A good weed killer, better than a smoothing-harrow on stony land.

A weeder used for harrowing small grains.

Weeder

A weeder used for harrowing small grains.

A gardening tool used to assist in weeding.

Excelsior Weeder

A gardening tool used to assist in weeding.

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…