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after harvesting your garden you need to get it ready for winter

How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

Prepare Your Garden for Winter As temperatures drop in fall, it may seem like very little is happening in your yard. However, much goes on beneath the soil until it freezes. Freshly planted trees strive to grow roots and anchor themselves to the ground, while microbes and earthworms process organic matter into nutrients for your…

Manure is worked into a garden as an organic compost.

Prepping Your Garden Soil in the Fall

Garden prep is a favorite activity for many gardeners in the fall. Many of them can’t wait to turn the fresh soil. As a gardening enthusiast, the prepping you do in the fall will go a long way to ensure a smooth start to the coming growing season. Furthermore, working the garden soil in the…

A gardener waters their raised garden bed.

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

A raised garden bed provides plenty of benefits. They’re perfect for areas with poor soil and allow you to create ideal soil conditions for whatever you’d like to grow. Raised beds are great to keep pets or pests out of your garden, too. Building a DIY raised garden bed can feel like a daunting task,…