After harvesting my pumpkins, would it be a good idea to plant
something in the late fall, or early next spring to help give the soil
something back (without taking away what the pumpkins usually use up)
before I plant pumpkins next year? If so, what would be good to
Other than rotating patches which I have been doing, is there anything
else I can add to the soil which appears to be getting tired?
Hairy vetch or winter rye are usually recommended as fall/winter cover crops.
Both will be green and growing in the spring. Oats can be used in the fall
and will winter kill.
Other than adding plenty of compost?
Get a professional soil test that includes the major minor nutrients. That
will indicate what has been depleted in your soil. Then start looking for
more specific answers.
Pat in Plymouth MI ('someplace.net' is comcast)
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