Simple. If you have any leaves, grass clippings, shredded b/w newsprint,
compost, anything that was cleared out of the garden in terms of green
manure, rake it on! The more, the better. Any manure could be spread now as
well, even hot, all this will seep down over the coming months. No idea
about what soil type or condition you have - or what you are clearing out
but adding compostable biomass certainly won't hurt your soil come next
John in western Canada
I'm guessing you're in New York state, based on the address and the winds!
(I'm still looking for some of the stuff that was on the front porch....).
As another report said, anything organic you can lay your hands on, spread
out to weather and rot. The more the merrier!
I've still got some bok choi and leeks that need harvesting, and perhaps a
light mulch on the garlic bed, with a little more to slow the freeze-thaw
cycle once the ground really freezes.
And Jerusalem Artichokes. Eating them combined with garlic should keep me
out of the social whirl for a while!
Gary Woods AKA K2AHC- PGP key on request, or at www.albany.net/~gwoods
Zone 5/6 in upstate New York, 1200' elevation. NY WO G
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