Fall gardening made easier

Gardening doesn’t end with summer. (Photo by Todd Johnson, OSU Agricultural Communications Services)

By LAUREN RALEY

STILLWATER – Now that fall has fallen, Oklahoma gardeners can turn to Oklahoma State University Extension for helpful tips on how to prepare for the end of the year.

OSU Extension’s fall gardening fact sheet includes a wide range of vegetables that can outlast other summer crops, as well as how to prepare the soil for the next growing season.

The foundation for a healthy garden is keeping crops properly watered and monitoring for pests on crops, said David A. Hillock, OSU Extension consumer horticulturist. Beginning with proper soil preparation, the fact sheet moves through basic steps needed to obtain a successful production.


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