idagold mustard cover crop 2 Grow mustard as a cover crop and mulch.“The advantage of sowing mustard are that it disinfects and regenerates the soil, it stimulates the life of the soil and curbs nematodes, especially potato root eelworm.
Trenching - composting by digging a trench roughly 3 feet deep and filling it with compostable scraps, covering them with alternate layers of soil. Once completed, leave them for months to break down and then plant your vegetables directly into the bed.
tied leaves to protect broccoli "Since in our growing zone both broccoli and cauliflower come to head in the hot weather, we tie up the plants to shade the central stalk. This results in firmer, denser heads.