A garden tiller or a plow can be used to start a garden, but if the soil is too wet, tilling or plowing will destroy the soil structure. In addition, plowing compacts the soil, which restricts root growth.
About this Author
Melody Lee worked as a newspaper reporter, copywriter and editor for 5 years. In addition, she has edited magazine articles and books. Lee holds a degree in landscape design and is a Florida master gardener. She has more than 25 years of gardening experience, which includes working at nurseries and greenhouses.