Sat, 30 September 2017
Did you know you should NOT do a fall garden clean up?
It sounds counter-intuitive, right? Plants have died back or gone dormant and winter’s coming. So, why wouldn’t we want to clear out the debris and tidy up?
Well if you’re an organic gardener, fall clean up is the last thing you should do because all the beneficial insects are overwintering in that debris. From native bees to ladybugs, the fall garden provides shelter and more.
In today’s episode, host Theresa Loe interviews author Jessica Walliser to give us the whole scoop on why traditional fall clean up is a thing of the past and what we should be doing instead.
Jessica also answers a listener question about trap cropping!
You will learn:
As always you can get more links and free info at www.LivingHomegrown.com/116 as well as a full transcript of the episode.