I RECENTLY PURCHASED A HORI HORI KNIFE. It’s a Japanese gardening tool with a concave center (like a trowel), and a sharp, serrated edge. Would you like to see what this nifty gadget can do?
In Japanese, hori hori literally translates to “diggy-diggy.” And diggy-diggy it does. Results of recent trials:
First, I tested the tool on wild onions (Allium canadense — sometimes called “Onion Grass”) that dared to emerge in my Woodland Garden.
And finally, I slipped Mr. Hori Hori beneath a dandelion. (I refuse to remove all of this Taraxacum officinale from my property — I use the leaves to make Clara’s Dandelion Salad.)
Note: In addition to its use as a weeding-tool, Hori Hori makes a fine mirror.
You might like to have one of these weeding tools, too. And that’s why I’ve purchased a second Hori Hori to give away in a random drawing.
To enter my Hori Hori giveaway, just leave a comment below. Say anything you’d like. Perhaps you can tell me how the tool would be useful to you. Or, simply answer this question: Is a martini better with or without vermouth? (If you think cocktails and gardens have nothing in common, just have a look at this planted-place.)
Already have a Hori Hori knife? Enter the drawing anyway. What a great gift to give your plant-minded friend.
One comment per person, please.
Enter soon! This giveaway expires on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 11:59PM Eastern Time. As always, I’ll use the number generator at Random.org to select a winner. The winner’s name will be announced on Wednesday, May 29. So be sure to check back!
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