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Q When’s the best time to rototill my garden? —MARYANNE COLLINS, ISLIP, N.Y. A You may not need to rototill at all. If your soil has the right pH, a good balance of organic matter, and is light and fluffy, a power tiller or a manual cultivator, like the one shown at left, can actually wreck the soil’s structure and reduce its fertility.
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