The time to plant cover crops is now!
If you have troublesome clay, sandy, or loam-y Utah soil, fall is the time to do something about it. We’re not talking expensive soil enhancers. Instead, you might try to grow a cover crop. It’s an opportunity to add healthy, organic elements to your dirt, and you can do it now as you are pulling up your vegetable garden.
Sheriden Hansen shares what kinds of crops to plant now to get your soil all ready for spring gardening. Now through early October is the best time to start, and Sheriden shares the process from start to finish.
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