No wonder Veggie Tales is so popular. Vegetables really are just like people. Some are givers. Others are takers. And you have to deal with both types. Tomatoes...they are just one example of the takers who heavily feed on the soil and deplete it of nutrients. This is a huge problem for Tom and I because we have planted our tomatoes in the same garden spot for the past four years. We spent over $500 for our raised bed topsoil. By planting in the same location; we are depleting this soil. It's time to get serious about crop rotation! But first, we have to learn about which veggies are the givers who rejuvenate the soil and which are the takers, the ones that leach it. Even though I rotate mostly over soil fertility concerns, I also do so to thwart pests, weeds, and disease. Rotating your crops also equals healthier plants and better yield. So raise your hand and take this oath. "I promise not to plant the same veggies in the same spot year every year." Let's get started!
Hi, I'm Laura and hail from Western New York. I consider myself a lifelong learner who loves gardening with a 360 degree view. Thanks for stopping by!
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