Three types of weeding hoe are common for grow your own or allotments, the digging hoe or azada, the Dutch hoe and the Draw hoe.
Other types do exist for other types of weeding
The Digging hoe is a tool used across the world for digging and weeding, the Chillington hoe is the most famous.
The Dutch hoe is primarily used for weeding, pushing the blade flat along the soil, cutting the weeds down as you go.
The Draw hoe can be used for weeding and moving soil, such as earthing soil up around potatoes or creating a drill to plant seeds.
Read our post on – Choosing a Hoe