dig verb definition in Gardening topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

dig

 verb: Gardening topic
1 [intransitive, transitive] to make a hole in the ground or to move soil from one place to another using your hands, a tool or a machine dig (for something) to dig for coal/gold/Roman remains They dug deeper and deeper but still found nothing. I think I'll do some digging in the garden. dig something to dig a ditch/grave/hole/tunnel (British English) I've been digging the garden.2 [transitive] dig something to remove something from the ground with a tool I'll dig some potatoes for lunch.