Timo 

Timo

Timo, timotimo, or tima were used as grubbers for loosening soil. They were often made from a forked branch, the blade being flattened and the handle round. Some timo were straight, but with the forked-branch variety, their peculiarity lies in the length of the blade, being the same or longer, than the handle.

The timo could be used effectively in a squatting position, and was used to loosen soil too hard to be worked by a broad-bladed tool.