For small beds of flowers or vegetables, hand-weeders of various patterns are essential to easy and efficient work. One of the best patterns, with long and short handles, is shown in Fig.

Good hand weeders.

102. Good hand-weeders.

Ahand weeder.

103. Ahand-weeder.

A finger weeder.

104. A finger-weeder.

102. Another style, that may be made at home of hoop-iron, is drawn in Fig. 103. A finger-weeder is illustrated in Fig. 104. In Fig. 105 a common form is shown. Many patterns of hand-weeders are in the market, and other forms will suggest themselves to the operator.

A small hand weeder.

105. A small hand-weeder.