Does crop ro­ta­tion help or is it all spin?

Irish Sunday Mirror - - GARDENING CLUB -

Is crop ro­ta­tion re­ally that im­por­tant for my lit­tle gar­den? – Milly, via email DAVID: It’s good prac­tice, no mat­ter what size gar­den.

Many crops are prone to soil-borne dis­eases, and grow­ing the same thing each year can cause a build-up of those dis­eases. Switch­ing crops will min­imise the risks.

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