dan long wrote:How can one man work an entire acre without resorting to neat, monocultured rows?
John Polk wrote:Great for larger seeds like corn. With a flick of the wrist, you create a divot. Drop a corn kernel in, and use the back of the blade to push the soil back in and tap for soil contact. Take a step forward, and repeat. You could plant a family sized corn patch in a matter of minutes.
I bought mine at a Japanese gardening store, complete with Japanese labeling. Great little tool. Mine isn't sharpened for hoeing, but a few licks with a file would solve that.
What sort of spacing (between plants and rows) are you planting your corn, John?