- Kristin Kimball
Give Back to Your Soil: Planting a Fall Cover Crop
Photo Credit: Modern Farmer
"With every garden harvest, the soil nutrients that produced the crop are removed and end up nourishing our bodies, rather than next year's crop. For this reason, farmers and gardeners have to replenish the soil every year. Adding fertilizers and compost is one way to accomplish the task, but nutrients can also be returned with a cover crop—plants that give back to the soil what others have removed." - Brian Barth, Modern Farmer
Learn more about planting cover crops this fall from Brian Barth's article found on the Modern Farmer website.
While reading this article learn more about:
- General cover crop facts
- Which cover crops to plant
- When to plant your cover crops
- And, how to sow your cover crop seeds
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