Great service in large gardens; requires a powerful
team to operate it.
One-Horse Turning Plough
Very efficient among larger garden crops; a strong
animal is required.
Is a much better implement for removing flowers and other tender plants,
as they can be taken up with a ball of earth attached without injury to the plants.
For sifting earth, meshes ¼ of inch in diameter
Useful in watering plants
in gardens or in pots; should be made of copper, with several caps of greater or lesser
fineness, including one inverted or gooseneck cap to wash underside of leaves
Best are of copper. There should be two or three roses
of different fineness. Tin ones should be painted occasionally, to prevent
Draw-hoe should be of cast steel plate six inches long and four inches
wide; also thrust-hoe
For digging furrows, sowing seeds, scraping surface
and killing weeds
For working loose earth
To level and finely pulverize ground preparatory
to sowing small seeds