October: Preparing Your Vegetable Garden For Winter

Add organic matter to your vegetable garden to restore the nutrients that this summer’s crops have absorbed.  Remove all crop residue and weeds.  Once the soil surface is clear, layer on the organic matter – chopped leaves, compost, manure – to a depth of 4-6 cm and allow the network of creatures living in the soil do their job of turning that organic matter into food for next year’s crops.

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