[permaculture] Ridge Making Hoe

venaurafarm venaurafarm at bellsouth.net
Fri Apr 12 14:37:00 EDT 2013


On 4/12/2013 1:51 PM, Scott Vlaun wrote:
> Looks interesting. Have you tried it? The link didn't work, maybe this
> will work better.
>
> http://www.hidatool.com/gardening/hoes/ridge-making-hoe


I own four of them, two different styles, all from Hida.

You could easily make your own in your shop with a old shovel blade and 
a pull handle mounted backwards.

> Scott Vlaun Moose Pond Arts+Ecology Design Solutions for a Sustainable
> Future
> 35 Moose Pond Rd, Otisfield, Maine 04270 •  207-539-9042
>
> On Apr 12, 2013, at 1:38 PM, Lawrence London wrote:
>
>> Ridge Making Hoe
>> http://www.hidatool.com/ridge-making-hoe
>>
>> Traditional Japanese gardening tool, used to scoop silt, organic
>> matter,
>> topsoil out of paths between raised garden beds
>> to deposit back onto those beds, replacing what previously washed
>> off them
>> into the pathways.



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