Garden Smart: Less Garden Work Equals Great Results

Garden Smart by cutting back your garden work for great results. Includes smart gardening methods like leaving end-of-season garden matter, growing cover crops, less mulching and more.



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We can cover the garden with something to protect it from the elements. Or we can do nothing, leaving the garden as it is at the end of the growing season.
ILLUSTRATION: BELLA HOLLINGWORTH
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3. End-of-season garden illustration.
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In this photo, frost has wiped out our tender crops. The wheelbarrow at the far right is loaded with manure which is to be spread over bare ground and covered with hay mulch to hold nutrients and protect the soil.
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1. End-of-season garden illustration.
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2. End-of-season garden illustration.
BELLA HOLLINGWORTH
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3. Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Common Ground Country Fair.
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1. Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Common Ground Country Fair.
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Sunflowers in the foreground; weeds beyond were left to catch blowing snow.
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2. Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Common Ground Country Fair.
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4. Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Common Ground Country Fair.
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