Preparing The Garden For Next Year – 4 Almost Free Steps To Take Now For A Great 2013 Garden
1. DON'T COMPOST YOUR TOMATO AND PEPPER PLANTS
Although contrary to what we normally do – which is compost everything we can – we don't compost our pepper and tomato plants from the garden. We actually throw them on our burn pile and burn them with fallen sticks, etc. Why? Just too much chance for any plant disease to get passed through to the soil for next year. In addition – the odd green or damaged fruit still on the plants, along with their thousand of seeds, are something we prefer to keep away from our compost pile.
2. CLEAN OUT THE WEEDS FROM THIS YEAR'S GARDEN
Don't let those weeds overwinter in your garden. Clean them out now and prevent weeds from going to seed, digging deeper roots – ...»