Till a garden by spreading necessary soil amendments, running a garden tiller over the earth and removing unwanted debris. Tilling should be done when the earth is moist, but not muddy.Continue Reading
Spread compost, lime, peat or other soil amendments over the garden before tilling.
Run the tiller over the entire garden once. Go through and remove any large rocks and root clumps.
Run the tiller over the entire garden at least once more, ensuring that all soil is turned over. Amendments should be evenly distributed to about a foot deep.