September 24, 2006|By HARRY MERRITT


The maker of the CobraHead weeder and cultivator calls its blade a "steel fingernail," capable of weeding, digging and loosening soil in tight spots. Made in Wisconsin, this versatile tool weighs 9.2 ounces.

Available from and at Arbor House Gifts at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington (202-399-5958).

Retail price: $24.95-$29.95

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