The Real Dirt: Seasonal Rotation

Missoula Independent, Ingrid Estell, 5/12/2016

During winter’s short days and longs nights, my garden sleeps under a blanket of mulch and snow. Except for a few hardy sprigs of creeping thyme that edge my walkway, my garden patiently waits for spring. I, on the other hand, spend that time planning. Where should I put carrots this year? And the peas? And the bean towers so they don’t shade the Swiss chard? In my mind and on paper, my 2016 garden started long ago…MORE