Weeding fork

identifier

ID 634

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V 96.0094 L=26cm WD=7cm WT=100gr

holotype

MOT V 99.0194 L=23cm WD=4cm WT=90gr

holotype

MOT V 99.0195 L=22cm WD=6cm WT=150gr. Inscription: MEKAND.

alias

weeding fork

alias

weeder (syn.)

alias

hand weeding fork (syn.) (LINOFF: 38)

alias

garden fork (syn.) (SELLENS: 186)

alias

spading fork (syn.) (SELLENS: 186)
description

The weeding fork is a forged - now also made of stamped sheet iron - fork with two to five tines (approx. 3-8 cm long; approx. 0.5-3 cm between the tines) and a short handle - made of wood, aluminum or plastic - with which the gardener and flower grower to turn loose soil around a plant and remove weeds.

Can be distinguished from the weed digger and the little digging fork.

See also the gardener's trowel, hand hook and grubber. [MOT]

Weeding fork MOT V 99.0194