Will a Garden Tiller Work As Well As a Plow to Start a Garden?

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.

Keywords: tilling a garden, plowing a garden, tilling versus plowing

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.