Step One: Preparation!
First, we’re going to show you some of the best ways we’ve been shown to clear out the weeds & grasses, & till the soil while expending the least amount of energy necessary.
#1: Clearing-The-Grasses & Weeds Using A Scythe:
One of the most effective tools happens to also be one of the oldest tools on the planet (surprise-surprise!): here’s a ceramic “scythe” aka “sickle” used by the Sumerian people around 3000 B.C.:
Here’s a video by An American Homestead showing this amazing tool in use:
#2: Covering Up The Pipelines For Safety:
Safety first! Here we covered up where the pipeline from the propane tank leads to the house using square bricks. Be sure to be cautious whenever digging with a shovel; covering pipelines & underground wires is a great way to make digging around in the garden hassle and hazard free: