For a small garden, the best non powered garden hand tiller is a simple hand cultivator, such as the NRG by Radius, to lightly turn the soil. For larger areas, you can use a broadfork, which is essentially a group of pointed tines welded to a stout bar. The Glaser Bio-Fork is an all-steel broadfork with your choice of tines for lawn and garden.
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