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starting first-time garden in yard with a lot of english ivy - raised bed vs. double-digging

I've never gardened before and would like to start a small (4' x 8') vegetable garden this year in our yard. I'm hoping to plant sugar snap peas, tomatoes, cucumber, zucchini, and possibly watermelon....
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What's the rationale for establishing a no-dig garden?

I gather no-dig gardens can be established almost anywhere, from over a concrete surface to over a perennial weed infested garden. What are the basic principles on how they work and is there any ...
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No dig methodology?

My backyard has just been cleared of convolvulus ( field bindweed ), and native bush/trees exposing what used to be a lawn a decade ago. I'm thinking I would like to try the no-dig method of layering ...