An article about crop rotation can be quite informative. This particular can be useful.to a gardener whom hope for a more.productive crop. The article informs the reader on preventing the spread of insects, and disease. There is also great information on which plants should be planted after the other, and which plants will help to rebuild the quality of your soil.
- Garden insects and pests have a tendency of feeding on plants that are related to each other.
- Crop rotation can also help in preventing the depletion of soil nutrients. Crops grow when they absorb sufficient amounts of the following nutrients: phosphorus, potassium, and nitrogen.
- As long as the same plants are raised on that section of the garden, those same nutrients will be absorbed, and eventually, they will be depleted.
“Crop rotation is the practice of dedicating a single spot in the garden or patch of land to only one type or family of vegetable or crop for a certain time period.”