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How to Choose the Best Cultivator/Tiller: Things to Pay Attention

In order to relieve the work in the garden, far-sighted masters acquire all kinds of equipment. Particularly carefully, it is recommended to select aggregates for work with soil because it requires not only annual excavation, but also loosening, harrowing, weed removal, etc. And in this case, a cultivator will be irreplaceable. However, there are so many options available that it's hard to choose the most suitable one. It is important to consider how you plan to use it, in what kind of areas, and how often.

Useful Tips on How to Choose the Best Cultivator/Tiller

The purpose of the cultivator/tiller is to help the farmer to cultivate the land and obtain a higher yield. With its help, loosening of soil and mechanical destruction of weeds is made - the cutter of the device pulls them out of the ground and shreds. A person is moving a cultivator on his/her own. All cultivators can be divided into manual and mechanical. In order to choose the cultivator or the best garden tiller, first of all, decide what kind of work you are going to do. Motor cultivators, in turn, are divided into light, medium, and heavy. Each group has its own characteristic advantages and disadvantages you should learn more about cultivators before buying.

  • Hand-held cultivators are best suited to handle beds or small beds. For large areas, it is better to get more powerful equipment.
  • The maximum recommended treatment area for lightweight cultivators is usually from three to five hundred. They are most often used to loosen the land on garden beds, flower beds, lawns, and in greenhouses. They are not suitable for the processing of virgin land.
  • The area of medium weight cultivators recommended for processing is from 10 to 30 hectare, that is, a full-fledged country house. A heavy cultivator can help you to process from 30 to 50 hectare. Both of these classes can work with heavy clay and virgin lands.
  • For a variety of works on a land of about 15 square meters, a motor-block with a capacity of 3.5-4 horsepower will suffice, and already 4.5-5 horsepower will require 20-30 hundreds. To successfully process from 50 to 100 acres, it is necessary to choose a motor device with a capacity of 6-7 hp.
  • The internal combustion engine at the cultivator can be gasoline or diesel. Diesel has a number of advantages: it spends less fuel, despite the fact that diesel oil is cheaper than gasoline. In addition, the diesel engine is more durable, its torque is higher, diesel fuel is less flammable. If the gasoline or diesel engine is equipped with an electric starter, it will greatly facilitate its launch.
Check the helpful cultivator/tiller buying guide before taking a decision to purchase the necessary device for your garden.  

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