Translated from Japanese, hori hori means "dig dig," but the seven-inch carbon-steel GrowTech Hori-Hori can do more than just displace dirt. The sharp bevel and serrated edge make it surprisingly capable when it comes to cutting sod or even chopping roots. When it's time to dig, the depth markings on the blade ensure every bulb you plant will be exactly two inches deep. [$24; wood-avenue.com]
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