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Burning sticks in garden?

I live in a northern climate and won't be planting garden for 4-6 weeks. Will burning sticks in garden negatively effect soil ?
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Prevent Compacted Soil

What can I add to soil to keep it from compacting? I have several raised beds for vegetables and I don't walk on them but they still compact over time from watering.
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Electric Tiller

I have 6 raised beds and am looking for a tiller. I see a lot of electric tillers on the market and wonder how they perform compared to gas tillers? They seem to be very inexpensive which I like but ...
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Getting gardening stakes in stony ground

I need to get some stakes into the ground surrounding my garden, as my neighborhood has large populations of deer. However, the ground is pretty stony, so just physically forcing the stakes down into ...
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Is it safe to make a vegetable garden where there may have been lawn chemicals?

I moved into a new house (built 1979) this past fall and I would like to convert some of the grass area to a vegetable garden. I don't know how the previous owners took care of their lawn, but is ...
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Is painting a lawn/garden border a good idea?

My lawn goes up to my garden bed with a concrete border between. I looks something like this. But the plain concrete looks ... bad, just bad. I'm thinking about slapping a coat of paint on it, ...