Winter Gardening Tips for Better Soil and Harvests

Learn how to improve garden soil, encourage beneficial insects and wildlife, and enjoy a year-round garden harvest by using these expert winter gardening tips and planting the best crops for a cold-weather harvest.

Store carrots, turnips, beets and potatoes directly in the garden in rodent-proof, ventilated containers, covered with straw or leaves stuffed into plastic garbage bags.
Store carrots, turnips, beets and potatoes directly in the garden in rodent-proof, ventilated containers, covered with straw or leaves stuffed into plastic garbage bags.
Illustration by Elayne Sears