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Gardening is one of the most popular activities in Australia. With the rise of DIY gardening in small spaces, Quality Garden Supplies hand tools offer a range of the best garden hand cultivators you can buy in Australia.

What is a hand cultivator used for?

Whether you’re an experienced gardener or a newbie starting out, these multi-functional tools are designed to easily break up soil, remove weeds and aerate the soil. These make hand cultivators ideal for home gardens, raised flower beds and indoor space for potted plants.

Now, talking about gardening, let’s have a look at the types of cultivators you can buy and for what purpose. Make sure to follow this guide:

What is the best cultivator for any type of soil?

The Asano Ninja Claw Cultivator is perfect for gardens with clay soil.  Whether you’re a novice or an expert, you will instantly like this 5-prong stubby rake for optimal garden functionality.  Some key features include:

  • Effective soil management: Need to break up soil around the new plantings? Or, do you need aerating compacted beds? Whatever the need may be, Ninja Claw Cultivator makes your gardening task smooth.
  • Multi-purpose use: Beyond aerating soil or removing weeds, it can be used to break up harder soil mass and dislodging hard matter – making it a versatile tool to have in your garden.

Its robust construction, coupled with Japanese craftsmanship, makes this equipment not only a good investment, but also a treasure that makes gardening fun!

Asano Claw Cultivator with 5 black tines propped in a garden on leaves


I have raised garden beds, what is the best hand held cultivator to use?

Our Mid Handled Cultivators are loved by gardeners with raised beds for the extra reach they offer. The ergonomically-angled sharp points makes this a perfect tool for breaking up hard soil, even in hard ground – making cultivating a breeze. These cultivators are built to last and extremely high-resistant to rust. The best part? Our Burgon & Ball Mid-Handled Cultivator comes with a lifetime warranty!

Burgon & Ball mid handle cultivator with beech handle and stainlees steel tines cultivating soil


What type of cultivator is most commonly used for pots?

Wolf-Garten Multi-Change Mini Weeding Cultivator is a two-in-one device that doubles up as a cultivator and weeder. Some of the key benefits of using it are:

  • Breaks up and loosens soil easily with its lance-shaped prongs
  • You can use its reverse side by applying push/pull method to weed your garden quickly
  • Helps any first-time gardener to cultivate and weed effortlessly
  • Comes with a lifetime warranty

Woman attaching a Wolf-Garten Mini Fan Rake to a handle with the mini cultivator lying on the grass


What is the best cultivator for hard soil, clay soil, rocky soil?

The Sophie Conran Twist Cultivator is a unique hand twist cultivator or rotary cultivator designed to efficiently claw into hard soils in smaller areas like pots or raised soil beds. Due to its compact nature, you can leverage it to loosen soil between tightly spaced plants. These are mostly used for rooftop gardening purposes like aerating soil, breaking up matter and keeping the soil bed ready for planting your favourite veggies!

Hand held twist rotary cultivator working in a garden


By now, we can safely conclude that a garden hand cultivator is a must-have tool for preparing the garden for planting and other landscaping purposes. Now, depending on your purpose, get one of these efficient tools to level up your DIY gardening skills!

Call Quality Garden Supplies For All Your Gardening Needs

For any hand cultivators, you can call us on 1300 206 459 for the best prices on gardening tools. Got any questions? You can send us an email to any time.

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