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Prepare for Growing Season Faster with Curtis and Curtis


Oct 28, 2020 11:47:34 AM

If you’re anything like our Curtis and Curtis team, then you’re probably already thinking about your spring garden! While you spend the winter dreaming of warmer weather and picking fresh vegetables from the garden, you may not be thinking about the weeds and debris that could be waiting for you come spring. Planting cover crops is an excellent solution to improve soil health and prevent unwanted weeds. 

Continue reading to see how cover crops can help you prepare for the growing season faster!

Prepare with cover crops from Curtis and Curtis 

Quality cover crops are a great way to strengthen your land between planting seasons to produce better growth. Plus, they’re a great, low-maintenance way to ensure you’re properly caring for your garden throughout the fall and winter. Planting cover crops on exposed soil offers protection from unwanted weeds, harsh winds, freezing temperatures, and precipitation.

Rotation crops also build soil health and penetrate the earth with the essential nutrients and minerals that it would otherwise go without. These benefits not only protect your garden during the colder seasons but work to equip your soil for spring and summer planting. These benefits work together to help you to prepare faster and more efficiently for the upcoming growing season. 

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Transition into spring planting  

Depending on your region, your cover crop will either grow until the cold weather kills it or survive and continue growing until removed. Expired or living, do not remove or till your cover crop before 3 to 6 weeks before you intend to begin spring planting. To remove, you can either pull it up by hand or cut it down with a lawnmower. The remains can be composted to return balanced nutrients into your garden.


The best spring gardens start with fall cover crops 

Not sure where to start? No worries! We’re here to help you find the right cover crop for your garden this fall. We provide a wide variety of seed products and offer a great selection of cool-season cover crops. Whether you’re an experienced gardener or this is your first time practicing your green thumb, we’ll help you find just what you need. 

At Curtis and Curtis Seed, we source and process seeds of the highest quality to ensure you succeed at any project. With helpful online tools like our Seed Finder Tool and expert recommendations from our cultivation experts, you can rest easy knowing that you’ve partnered with some of the industry’s best.

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