For example, getting rid of thistle is different from tackling other weed types lie dandelion. When it comes to the size, younger weeds will be easier to deal with than the mature ones because they have smaller and weaker roots. Well turned and composed soils take less effort to dig into than baked and compact soils like clay.
Also, grounds that are unbroken tend to be harder to deal with than those that you garden on regularly. But with the right tool, you will not need to put in a lot of efforts because the weeding tool will do most of the hard work. How you prefer to work in your garden is also an important factor to consider when shopping for tools to remove weeds. If you prefer to weed when kneeling, a tool with a short handle is the best one for you while a long handled one is ideal for gardeners that prefer to work from a standing position. Editor's Rating: (4.7 / 5) The Nisaku Japanese Hori Hori looks like a huge knife that is attached to a sturdy wooden handle. It comes with a stainless steel blade with one side serrated and the other is straight to make it a very handy and multipurpose weeding tool. The serrated side of this tool is ideal for sawing troublesome weed branches and also for digging to get to their roots while the straight side is for slicing the weeds.
This stainless steel blade also has some markings that will be very helpful when you want to ensure that you plant your seeds and seedlings at the right depth. With this types of weeding tools, you can also create small trenches for planting quickly, and you can use it for other things like camping and landscaping. Editor's Rating: (4.8 / 5) The CobreaHead is one of the most innovative tools for pulling weeds. Cobrahead weeders get their name from their flat head and curved neck that gives them a look that resembles a cobra. The head shape and size and the fact that the blade is tempered steel give it the ability to dig into the tough soil and get rid of the weeds quickly. You can also use this tool to create furrows for planting thanks to its shape and blade design. Some other typical applications of the Cobrahead include edging, digging, dethatching and making some bulb holes. Editor's Rating: (4.4 / 5) The long and narrow stem on this tool and the V-shape tip make it perfect for dealing with dandelions which can be a hard weed to pull out with other weeding tools. However, you can still use it to pull out almost all other types of weeds. It features a heavy grade carbon steel blade and an oak handle to make it efficient and comfortable to work with. Apart from the high-quality materials, this weeder is also lightweight and hence perfect when you have a large area to weed. And it also has a beautiful antique look that will add an aesthetic appeal to your tool collection and a leather hanger for easy storage. Editor's Rating: (4.4 / 5) The Grampa's Stand-up Weeder provides a smart and easy way of weeding. It is a stand up weeding tool that comes with a long shaft to ensure that you do not always end up with back aches and sore knees every time you work on your garden or lawn as it eliminates the need to bend or stoop. Also, this weeder has an offset handle that improves its ergonomics to enhance the grip and reduce wrist strain. You can use this tool to get rid of most types of invasive weeds including thistles and dandelion. The claw design makes it easy for this tool to loosen soil and pull out many weeds at once and it is one if the best weed removal tools when working in compacted soils and close quarters. Editor's Rating: (4.5 / 5) The Fiskars Softtouch Weeder is the weeding tool that you should turn to when you want to remove tough weeds or those with some deep tap roots. This short-handled tool features some heavy-duty fork tines and an innovative curved neck that provides some good leverage when weeding. The handle is extra large and with a soft grip to reduce hand fatigue and improve control. This weeder works well for both the garden and lawn thanks to its simple design. You can also use it in both level and raised beds, and it makes it very easy to get between plants when you want to do some precision weeding. Editor's Rating: (4.5 / 5) Although the scratch hand weeder is a small weeding tool, it is still very handy when working on lawns and flowerbeds. The small size makes it the perfect tool for weeding in tight places and around delicate plants.
It comes with a forked tip that is sharpened to ensure that it can remove the invasive weeds by the roots so as to get rid of them permanently.
The molded-in steel material on this weeder makes it suitable for weeding in hard soils as it is sturdy enough to break the hard ground and also ensures that it does not bend or break. Also, the Duraframe handle is lightweight to provide easy handling and to minimize hand fatigue when working for long periods.