Preparing Your Garden for Winter
October 1, 2020
by Katelyn Brinkerhoff, Horticulture Educator
The end of the growing season is creeping up on us as colder temperatures start to move in. It is time for us to start thinking about our after-harvest care for our vegetable gardens. Proper care in the fall can lead to a more successful garden next growing season.
Plant Clean Up
This is one of the most important steps when doing your fall preparations. Removing and destroying any residue of diseased plants will help minimize disease problems next year. Many plant pathogens can overwinter on infected stems, leaves, and other plant parts that ar...