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#1 bgkid2966 ONLINE  

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Posted May 28, 2012 - 10:45 AM

I have no idea what implement would be best for my garden. I, with one hand, turned it by hand yesterday with my son and the ground was like concrete. The garden is a one row planting. I would like to know what implement would be good for this. I know nothing about which ones are for what purpose.

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Posted May 28, 2012 - 10:55 AM

I don't quite understand how much garden you are talking about, or what exactly you are wanting to do, but I do know if your dirt is that hard it needs some softening before turning. You might try a sprinkler for an hour or so or watering for a while first, if it doesn't rain on it. wait a day and then try to turn it. Water will soften it up to let u turn the dirt. Turn it by hand or run a tiller thru it. Hope this helps. good luck

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Posted May 28, 2012 - 11:50 AM

Geno, can you take a photograph of your garden now. We might be able to help you better if we can see it.

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Posted May 28, 2012 - 02:24 PM

The garden is just one row of veggies this year and only 20 feet long. I want to make it longer next year. I just want to use my Cub for more than just pushing snow. I figured some implement should be able to do the work for me.

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Posted May 28, 2012 - 02:35 PM

I wish we lived closer together as I would let you use my sub-soiler. Breaks the ground up down to a depth of 12 inches.
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Posted May 28, 2012 - 03:03 PM

A plow would be a little much to justify for one row (unless you want one :) ) It kinda sounds like the soil has been turned once already. If that's the case, I think the best if you were trying to fit a narrow width, a cultivator would work once the dirt is turned the first year.

BTW, I :ditto: the above statement on using a little water to loosen things up.




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