How to Dig a Flower Bed

How to Dig a Flower Bed


Dig a flower bed well, and you'll have half your gardening work done for you. A well-prepared bed promotes good drainage, has plenty of nutrients, makes watering and weeding a snap, and prevents disease and pests. And it doesn't have to break your back, either, if you follow a few garden-savvy tips.



Step One

Dig a small hole about 2 feet deep to see what sort of soil and conditions you're dealing with. Then choose an amendment for your soil as needed.

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