After harvesting, dig the plants into the soil to provide green manure.
What does GM stand for?
GM stands for Green Manure
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Do not dig it over, but sow green manure on the empty ground - this will prevent loss of nutrients and protect the soil from the winter weather ?
Byline: Diarmuid Gavin 1 If you have finished harvesting a particular area of your veg garden or allotment patch and are now looking at bare ground, it's a good time to plant green manure.
And for some reason the green manure rye grass failed, so I have followed up with field beans, which can be composted in the spring, to keep the soil warmer, keep the worms alive, and gather nitrogen from the air all winter long.
Organic farming works in harmony with nature and uses techniques such as crop rotation, green manure, compost, and biological pest control.
Sole cropping/intercropping/bund cropping of green manure crops, planting of Green manure trees etc.
I couldn't get on to the plot for three months last winter, thanks to the weather, and I'd let the weeds grow over a large area, originally as a green manure.
Fill gaps with green manure Don't just leave any gaps that develop on your veg plot to gather weeds - instead sow a green manure.