You don’t have to be a commercial farmer with 100 acres to reap the benefits of crop rotation. Actually it is even MORE critical for garden success for the small scale backyard farmer to rotate crops! What is crop rotation? Crop rotation is a centuries old practice, and a way to ensure many years of […]
Do you plant the same crop in the same spot in the garden each year? Not a healthy cultural practice! Learn why you should develop a crop rotation plan for your garden, the benefits of crop rotation, and ideas on how to easily rotate your crops.
Have you tried rotating your crops for better yields and fewer problems? Here’s an easy way to get started!
Crop rotation is a vital part of maintaining a healthy garden. My grandparents taught me this. They didn’t teach me in words so much as they did in actions. When we fail to follow proper crop rotation we suffer the consequences along with our soil. I have found keeping a garden journal is the best […]
Of course the most important decision on what to plant in the garden is deciding what veggies we’d most like to eat. It doesn’t do much good to have a veggie plant take up valuable garden-area real estate for the year if we eat it only in moderation. RancherMan & I love green beans and […]
Before sowing a single seed, it is helpful to sketch a map of the vegetable garden so you know how many seedlings you will need, where they will be planted, and how you can keep each bed producing all through the growing season. Visit the link below see what to consider when planning the garden […]