Smith and Hawkin triangle weeding tool

Edwardsville, IL(Zone 6a)

Several years ago I got the best weeding tool from Smith and Hawkin. It was short handled and the "working" end was in the shape of a triangle about 3" wide and 2" deep. . I did everything with it and now they don't have them anymore. I would be thrilled to find one in someone's shed that they never or don't use. Does anyone know about this tool?
thanks,
Judy

Dublin, CA(Zone 9a)

Was it something along these lines? http://www.gardenhardware.com/prh00g54w.html This one is long handled but I'm pretty sure I've seen short handled ones too.

Bay City, MI(Zone 6a)

the foxfire hosta co-op(not up yet) always offers their weeding tool-suppose to be a good one too!

Northwest, MO(Zone 5a)

Is this what you're looking for? I have one of these and really like it.

http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=winged+weeder&tag=googhydr-20&index=aps&ref=pd_sl_6gi0pwo25l_b

Adrian, MO(Zone 6a)

perhaps this?

http://www.doityourself.com/invt/6730071

Eagle Point, OR(Zone 8a)

My sister gave me a left-handed Japanese weeder and it is the best tool I have ever had. It is about 17inches long and has a triangle of metal on the business end.

Disputanta, VA(Zone 7a)

Has anyone used the Longnecker weeder or trowel? It looks pretty good to me, thinking about getting the trowel.

Coos Bay, OR(Zone 9a)

jgrinter---I have one, but I could never never part with it. I use it for practically everything
in the garden. I am horrified now that they no longer make them, that I might misplace it. Been known to put down my tools and walk off, then forget about them for awhile. Not a good thing to do to your tools. And, that one is a very special tool indeed.

Edwardsville, IL(Zone 6a)

Thanks for all the suggestions. Davis1676 I have checked out these Longnecker tools and I agree they look good. I think I'm going to give them a try. I know, beebonnet, i'm still stunned, paint yours vibrant orange so you can find it. Losing it would be very sad!
Judy

Coos Bay, OR(Zone 9a)

Actually, my DH is in the process of drying it out and painting it red, because I did leave it out in the rain--again. (turning red myself) and I got a good lecture.

Disputanta, VA(Zone 7a)

I just got my Longnecker in the mail, can't wait to use her!

Edwardsville, IL(Zone 6a)

Which one did you get? Please give us a report on it.
J

Disputanta, VA(Zone 7a)

I got the cultivator & it looks like it'll work pretty good but haven't had a chance to test it out yet. I'll post back here when I do!

Lyndonville, VT

page 157 of the new Territorial seed catalog has three different types of these......Steve

Walkerton, VA(Zone 7a)

I have one and I love it. Best close in weeding tool (besides one's hands) around. Sorry, you can't have it.

Lake in the Hills, IL(Zone 5a)

FoxGloves carries them too. hmm... I think the URL is
www.foxglovesinc.com
and it's in their tool section. Left- and right-handed versions.

~Sharon

Edwardsville, IL(Zone 6a)

Sharon, thank you, this is the one I have been searching for. Way more than I paid for mine years ago, but I am glad you shared this link with me.
Judy

Lake in the Hills, IL(Zone 5a)

You're welcome! I've been eying that tool for a year. Seems most people here who have had them really like them.

~Sharon

Garland, TX(Zone 8a)

At least one of the links looked like a reseller for Pro Hoe at a considerable markup.

Check out the scuffle hoes and if you want something a little more beefier te garden hoes.

http://www.prohoe.com/scuffle_hoes.html

http://www.prohoe.com/garden_hoes.html

Also, I havent tried this company but their tools look excellent.

http://www.redpigtools.com/servlet/StoreFront

Fort Collins, CO(Zone 5a)

Sneeboer garden tools and DeWit tools make something like what you are describing.

http://www.gardentoolcompany.com/products/Sneeboer-Hand-Hoe.html

http://www.gardentoolcompany.com/products/Dutch-Hand-Hoe-by-DeWit-Tools-.html

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