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Preparing our Planting Beds for Fall with Row Covers

The summer gardening season is over with cool weather setting in so it’s time to set some row covers. It’s a bit disappointing knowing vine ripened tomatoes and an almost daily pepper medley are coming to an end for many months to come. However, with the changing of the seasons comes a new excitement. It becomes greens, soups and stew season! Along with a change in diet and recipes comes a modification of growing techniques. As the cool weather sets in we’ve chosen to set up row covers to protect some crops. Follow along and see how we’ve done it.

Feed Your Soil And It Will Feed You!

Who wants to grow large, great tasting vegetables in abundance?

I do, I do! I think we all have that desire in common! If you ask me, “what is the single most import issue to focus on in my garden?” I would say soil health!  After all the soil is the foundation to everything growing in the ground. Soil is not an inanimate object but rather a living ecosystem and a plethora of organisms and microbial activity. When the soil is healthy and active your plants will be too! Let’s take a look in more detail at maintaining soil health.