Crop Rotation is the act of rotating vegetable plant families throughout your garden each year, so you aren't growing the same vegetables in the same spot. When varieties of the same plant family occupy the same plot of ground for too long, nutrients are depleted and the chance of a pest or disease infestation is higher. Even small gardens will benefit from crop rotation. Here’s a handy crop rotation checklist to help you get started.
Divide them up into families. Here’s a list of the most common vegetable families.
Shredded leaves, compost, and cow manure are great additions to your garden and will work wonders for your soil and your plants.
Chop these plants into your soil before they flower or after they are killed by the frost. They will provide your soil and your garden plants with valuable nutrients.