When Was the Garden Hoe Invented?

The exact invention date of the garden hoe is not recorded. Garden tools are listed as being used by Chinese gardeners in 1100 B.C. The tools started to become more elaborate and produced in larger quantities in the West starting in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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