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Digital Subscriptions > Hobby Farms > May/June 19 > THE DIRT ON TILLAGE TOOLS


It’s time for spring tillage projects, and you have a number of tillage options at your fingertips.

If you own a compact tractor, you have many ways to loosen the dirt and prepare your land for a garden, lawn seed or wildflower plots. Tilling the soil is essential for numerous reasons including aeration, breaking up blocky soil to increase soil-to-seed contact and weed control. But which tillage tools are best for you? I’ve tested them all and here is my rundown on how each tool works and the scenario in which it works best.


A field cultivator (pictured opposite page) is a versatile tool that often has spring steel tines and replaceable and referable tips. The ability to reverse the tips on the straight-shanked cultivator tips extends the life of the tips. When one end begins to wear out, just flip the tip and use the other end. Many models let you adjust the spacing of the tines for precise applications.

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