By Susan Patterson – Off The Grid News
Gardening is more or less a continuous affair with just a small break during the coldest of cold days of winter. Even the plants and wild animals go to sleep then, but often after an elaborate ritual of preparation.
Likewise, we, too, have a number of preparatory tasks to complete before we put our feet up. Going that extra mile now, to prepare your garden for spring, will earn you handsome dividends later.
The following list will serve as a guide as you wind up your gardening chores this season.
1. Completing harvest
It’s not a great idea to leave unpicked fruits and vegetables on the bushes and trees even if you find them unripe and unusable. They can play host to fungal infections and parasites, and can carry them forward into the next season. You don’t want to waste time combating them in spring.