A hoe used with a pushing action just under the surface of the soil.
- A Dutch hoe glides through flowerbeds, uprooting any weeds that have crept in to your planting schemes.
- The Dutch hoe, with a blade shaped somewhat like a stirrup, removes weeds without interrupting the surrounding soil, chopping the unwanted plants cleanly at their base, thus discouraging continued growth.
- Later on, a Dutch hoe, hand trowel and watering can will be useful.
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