The hardened steel head of this tool has multiple uses. You can use the pointed end for planting, digging irrigation trenches and tearing up sod. The 6 1/2″ sharpened sides pull dirt up to a plant and remove weeds. The 3 prong rake gathers trash but also works extremely well in hard or rocky soil. It is available on either 54″ or 60″ lengths of our straight-grained 1-1/4″ diameter Ash handle.