THESTAR.COM – Your soil is the cradle that will nurture your garden next year.
And now that your plants, flowers, and veggies are fading away for the season, it is important to give back to the soil so it can return a bounty for the next gardening season.
Here’s our list of important autumn jobs that will feed and protect your garden through the winter:
Compost — finished organic matter. If you have a backyard composter, now is the perfect time to spread the black gold that’s inside of it across the surface of your soil, about eight to 10 centimeters (three to four inches) thick. If your backyard composter has not produced finished compost, purchase it in by the bag at a garden retailer. Buy quality.