How To Rotate Vegetable Crops
Watch more Vegetable Gardening videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/360-Vegetable-Gardening Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Rotate vegetable crops to recharge your garden soil and rebalance its minerals. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Get a guide to vegetable plants from a home store or garden supply shop. It will list the different plant "families" or groupings. Step 2: From season to season, avoid growing vegetables from same family in the same garden. Step 3: For the best results, develop a three-year rotation plan, such as legumes like peas, beans, and peanuts the first year; onions, carrots, and tomatoes the second; and turnips and kale the third. Step 4: Follow your three-year plan and plant seeds from a different family in each garden plot at the start of the growing season. Did You Know? Did you know? George Washington Carver, who developed hundreds of uses for peanuts, introduced the concept of crop rotation in the American South.