Fall is a great time to aerate the soil in preparation for spring planting as the cold weather prevents weeds from taking root. You can save yourself a tremendous spring task by amending your soil with organic matter on a dry, fall day, rather than waiting until a mucky spring.

Most of your garden soil is used to have adequate soil-turning tools. These tools are essential for all gardeners so it’s best to have them ready whenever you want to work in your garden or a lawn.

These tools are helping you with the workload and make you turn the soil more easily and without a problem. There are some best tools for turning soil the following:


There are many different sizes and shapes of garden. They are generally divided by functions so you can buy a tool made for preparing and furrowing soil or the one made for weeding and cultivating.

You have needed several good garden for working on the soil. You may be also chosen between the warren hoe, the oscillating hoe or the collinear hoe. Every gardener should have at least 2-3 hoes. These are important tools used to turn soil.


It is best to use several rakes, one of each type. Garden rakes are levelling out ground and making raised beds.

Leaf rakes are great for spreading mulches as well as smoothing the finely prepared soil on top of a seedbed. Rakes are important for many other gardening chores so you should invest in them.


You should have at least one sturdy shovel. This is a must-have tool. Pick a shovel with a rounded edge. This is a great tool for scooping compost, digging soil out of planting holes and cutting into hard ground.


Handy rotary tillers are madding for easy breaking new ground, as well as breaking up large soil clumps.

Tillers are used for digging furrows as well as mixing in soil amendments, cover crops, and compost. However, you should be careful not to over till the soil because it will destroy the soil structure.

U-bar Digger

This is a unique tool with five 10 inch long tines attached to a U-shaped bar. This tool is made to loosen the soil.

The tines will loosen up the soil as you push the tool into the earth and pull it out. It makes the workload much easier.