The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Science - Soils, Manure and the Environment
Chapter: Chapter 1: Earths and Soils

Mechanical cultivators

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1206. Mechanical means of dividing the soil and separating its particles by the use of the spade, the fork, the hoe, and the rake, are the most obvious, and consequently those most generally employed to effect that loosening of the earth which is called pulverisation.