1. Use natural, organic products like lady bugs to replace weed killers and pesticides.
2. Pick an area in full sun.
3. Cover your garden area with compost from a friend or farmer. localharvest.org
4. Aerate the soil (mix it up) with a rake, pickaxe, or shovel. Plants like air in the soil
5. Avoid walking on soil.
6. Make a compost pile near the garden from kitchen scraps.
7. Get plants at a nursery.