*If you work the soil when it is very wet from snow or rain, you will create big clods that will be difficult to break up for the rest of the season.
*If you take a handful of soil and squeeze it and water runs out, it is too wet to work. If it is damp like a sponge that has been wrung out, it is ready to be worked.
Also, check out the blog post on tilling.
|This is my friend, Alison, tilling her garden plot in the Fall.|