Japanese "Hori Hori" Garden Tool ~ Carbon Steel

9 reviews
Regular price $ 24.99 Sale

Made in Japan

  • Very popular soil knife & weeding knife
  • Blade is 6" long in length
  • Beveled blade & serrated saw-tooth edge acts as a shovel & saw
  • Hardwood handle & riveted
  • Includes protective black sheath with belt loop
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Martin B.
United States United States

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Haven’t used it yet

Barbara W.
United States United States

Hori Hori garden tool

I purchased one for my daughter's birthday and one for myself. I can't give you a review until this spring when we use them. I can say I was very impressed with how soon my order was completed and sent.

Virginia P.
United States United States


My household has 5 of these purchased over 35 years. This one was purchased as a gift for a friend who raved about the one of ours she used while visiting. Hardwick thoughtfully shipped it for us.

Susan A.
United States United States

Hori Hori knife

Best gardening tool I've ever had! I've been recommending it to all my gardening friends.

Greg H.
United States United States

Happy with all my purchases from Hardwick & Sons

Shipped quickly and was a great price. I have already referred two of my friends to Hardwick & Sons. This Hori works great and has a nice heavy feel to it, and I love the cover sleeve. I have had success digging, weeding and even "sawing" slightly woody stalks. Keep up the good work.

  • This immensely handy garden tool is by far one of our most popular items, & an indispensable tool for the gardener! The word "hori hori" in Japanese means "diggy diggy", which is one of the many things this marvelous tool can perform! With this tool, special care goes into every small step of the extraction as not to damage the plants fragile roots, unlike the bulky & possibly destructive method of a standard shovel. The blade is slightly curved so it can be used as a trowel to dig & scoop soil. It's sharp blade can cut roots & weeds with ease. One can prune with them & deadhead plants with them too. The carbon steel on this model is tempered for heavy-duty use especially. It is really great for tough roots & small branches! The blade can be sharpened too when need be. Two stainless steel rivets securely & firmly attach the blade to the Beechwood handle. Includes protective black sheath with belt loop. This tool is sure to become your favorite gardening tool in the garden!

       Originally manufactured & designed for Japanese botanist specialists collecting mountain plants & specimens, such as "Sansai" on top of the mountains in Japan. 

  • Blade length Blade Width Handle length Overall length Model
    6"  1 - 3/4" 4 - 1/2" 11 - 3/8" SUMP15X
    6" 1 - 3/4" 8" 14 - 1/2" SUMP15LX




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