Plowing as one of the 39 Melachot
means any work
that improves the ground.
As it would apply in current times
mostly means that digging up a garden and/or
fertilizing it. Raking a lawn would also be
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Most of this information is taken
from the book "SABBATH Day of Eternity"
by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan, published by NCSY.
In the book itself, there are notes that refer the
reader to detailed footnotes.
I am lucky to have found such a clear, concise manual
with these brief overviews of laws so vast and complex
there are Rabbis that specialize in them.