Spade drill bits are used for boring holes in wood. These bits often cause splintering, and thus are used for rough work applications. These bits are flat with a center point and two cutting blades.
A garden hoe is a versatile tool that has been used for centuries. Common uses of the hoe include weed control, moving soil, digging furrows and trenches, and chopping roots and weeds.
Simple hand tools are often best for small gardens or flower beds. A shovel, or spade, can be used to turn over soil, dig weeds, and make planting holes. A spading fork, or rake, can be used to transport plants and separate weeds from garden plants.