Ensure Vigorous Growth - Prepare Your Beds

Eliot Coleman's 6-Step Bed Preparation Method

Produce firm, seeder-friendly beds for better seed-to-soil contact. This will ensure earlier and more consistent emergence, enhanced root development, and more vigorous growth.

Broadfork

Deeply Aerate

Tilther

Achieve Perfect Tilth

Bed Prep Rake

Smooth the Surface

Broadforks Tilther Bed Preparation Rake
Preserve soil structure while minimizing weed seed surfacing with Johnny's Broadforks.
Mix in compost and fertilizer while chopping up roots of a previous crop with the Tilther.
Create perfect seed beds for successful precision planting with a Bed Preparation Rake.
Seedbed Roller

Firm the Bed

Flame Weeder

Create Stale, Weed-Free Beds

Seeders

Direct-Seed in Optimum Growing Conditions

Seedbed Roller Red Dragon Flame Weeder Red Dragon Flame Weeder
Prepare a smooth, firm surface for direct seeding.
Wait a few days for weeds to grow, flame-weed them, and then seed.
Precision Seeders save time, labor, and seeds.

Transplanting?
Try our new Snap-in Dibbles for the Seedbed Roller! Perfect spacing every time.

Snap-in Dibbles Weighted Bed Roller with Dibbles through Mulch Seedbed Roller with Dibbles on Open Bed Row
Just squeeze, and they snap right in.
They work as well through plastic mulch as they do in open soil.
Available in 3 individual sizes, as well as a convenient starter kit.

To Learn more, read our Guide to Small-scale Bed Preparation Tools