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What To Do With Your Garden Beds After The Harvest

On this episode of the Modern Homesteading Podcast, Harold and Rachel Have A Conversation About What To Do With Garden Beds After The Harvest.

The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 152 – August 24, 2022

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Topics of Discussion

  • Garden Cleanup
    • What To Do With The Organic Material
    • Diseased Plants
    • Pest Infestations
  • Soil Testing
    • Adjusting pH if Necessary
    • Soil Amending For Nutrient Deficiency
    • Biochar
  • Soil Protection and Weed Control
    • Mulch 
    • Ramial Woodchips
    • Black Plastic – Occultation
    • Clear Plastic – Solarization
  • Cover Crops For Weed Control and Soil Health
“To Grow Nutrient Dense Food You Need Nutrient Dense Soil” – Modern Homesteading Podcast

Resources Mentioned In The Podcast

Article: How To Use Cover Crops In Your Homestead Garden – 

Article: What You Need To Know About PH And Organic Soil –

Article: University of Minnesota Extention – Using the sun to kill weeds and prepare garden plots 

Book: The Living Soil Handbook by Jesse Frost – 

Book: The Intelligent Gardener by Steve Solomon – 

Book: Winning the War on Weeds by John Moody –  

Podcast Episode: Weed Management In Your Garden With Guest John Moody – 

Logan Labs: –

Grow Abundant will help read the soil test lab results and give recommendations –

Garden Tutor Soil pH Test Kit

Ramial wood chips

True Leaf Market for Cover Crop Seeds –

Homesteaders of New England Fall Gathering 2022 – Sept 10-11, 2022 at Oak Park in Greenfield, NH –

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