The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 1: Digging Tools

Essential garden tools

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1731. Of garden tools the essential kinds are the spade, the dung-fork, and the rake; for with these, all the operations for which the others are employed may be performed, though with much less facility, expedition, and perfection. There are diminutive sizes of most of them to be had in the shops, for infant gardeners; and portable and convertible sets, for ladies and amateur practitioners.