Improving Garden Soil: Milk and Molasses Magic. Organic Gardening from Mother Earth News: Molasses Feeds Soil Micro-Organisms. Milk is a research proven fungicide and soft bodied insecticide because insects have no pancreas to digest the milk sugars.
Speedy vegetable plants are a good choice for fall gardening. They can be used to fill in spots in the vegetable garden where plants have been harvested or grown in containers for a portable garden space.