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Improve your home's value and appearance with a well-defined garden.
Use this checklist when you go to the store and purchase your items.
Use a garden hose, flour, string or another nontoxic substance to mark the lines before you begin making any cuts.
Insert the blade of the garden spade vertically between the lawn and the edge of the garden bed.
Step on the foot press of the spade, and drive the blade about 3 inches into the ground.
Make a second cut at a 45-degree angle so that it meets the bottom of the vertical cut.
Lift out the sod that has been created by the two cuts, and toss it into your wheelbarrow.
Repeat steps 1 through 3 until the entire edge has been cut.
Take the resulting chunks of grass and soil from your wheelbarrow and fill in low areas of your lawn, or place it in a composter.
Use a round-point shovel or tiller to remove the remaining sod within the body of the bed or turn it over.