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A fermer uisin a howe tae keep weeds down in a vegetable gairden.

A howe is an auncient an versatile agricultural tuil uised tae muive smaa amoonts o sile. Common goals include weed control bi agitatin the surface o the sile aroond plants, pilin sile aroond the base o plants (hillin), creautin narrae furrs (drills) an shallae trenches for plantin seeds an bulbs, tae chap weeds, ruits an crap residues, an even tae dig or muive sile, sic as when hairstin ruit craps lik tatties.