There are several factors that will help you decide which garden tiller best fits your needs. Finding the right tiller depends on your soil type, the size of your garden, garden layout and whether you are working existing garden beds or starting new ones. Rear-tine tillers are ideal for creating new, large gardens up to 10,000 square feet in size. Front-tine tillers are better for maintaining gardens that are less than 5,000 square feet.
There are several factors that will help you decide which cultivator best meets your needs. Garden cultivators are designed to turn loose, previously-tilled soil, as well as chew up pesky weeds and other small growth.