Learning how to rotate crops is quite simple after you figure out the crop families of the vegetables you’re growing in your garden. This video explains the basics of crop rotation, plus provides tips for keeping your crops healthy and free of pests and disease. As the video shows, our Vegetable Garden Planner program can help you track where you’ve planted what crops each year, so that crop rotation becomes a much simpler task.
Shelley Stonebrook is MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine’s main gardening editor. She’s passionate about growing healthy, sustainable food and taking care of our environment. Follow her on Twitter, Pinterest and Google+.