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    Succession Cropping

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    Succession cropping will help you get the most out of your vegetable garden. Here are two succession cropping strategies: • Plant a portion of a specific crop a little bit at a time; for example, plant a row of beans today and a second row three weeks from now. This will allow for a staggered […] More

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    Vegetable Crop Rotation

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    Crop rotation will benefit vegetable crops in two ways: first, it will prevent the build-up of soil-borne pests and diseases; second, it will allow for the replenishment and efficient use of soil nutrients. Crop rotation is the practice of growing different crops, rather than the same vegetable or members of the same family of vegetables, […] More

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    Succession Planting–Be An Expert

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    Succession planting means growing different crops in the same space one right after the other in the same season or planting the same crop in different parts of the garden in succession at different times. Succession planting results in a succession of harvests–a long continuous harvest season. Two Examples of Succession Planting A row of […] More