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In this week's episode, how to put your garden to bed for the winter, and for the "Growing Tip," you'll learn two easy veggie garden planning tips for 2013.


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3 Responses to “GG 71 | How to put your garden to bed for the winter”

  1. Damon Says:

    What do you do to put your garden to bed for winter?

  2. David Says:

    I have a couple of raised bed gardens.  During the fall I rake and shred as many leaves as I can and once the season is over I lightly till some of the leaves into the soil.  I use the remaining to cover the beds with a two foot layer.  I do not have a compost pile due to living in such an urban area, but during the winter I take all our coffee grinds, banana peels, etc. and put them under the leaves to feed the worms and other insects.  It seems to work fairly well at keeping the soil fertile.

    Keep up the great work Damon, I look forward to your new shows.  Have a very Happy Thanksgiving.

  3. Damon Says:

    Hey, thanks for commenting, David. That’s a great idea just bury your kitchen waste in your leaf pile. Stay safe over the holidays.

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