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Fall Task List

October

Planting:

  • Alliums: Garlic, Onions, Shallots
  • Overwintering Fava beans
  • Overwintering grains: Barley, Rye, Spelt, Triticale, Wheat
  • Flower bulbs
  • Get your cover crops in by early October

Infrastructure

  • Pull drip tape out of field and store
  • Install and/or secure season extension structures, greenhouses, low tunnels, cloches
  • Put row cover out over cold sensitive crops
  • Pull trellises out of field and store

Bed Prep

  • Cut all warm-season crops down to soil level and leave the root buried to decompose, releasing enzymes to the soil’s microbial community.
  • Mulch bare soil with compost, leaves, straw, fermented alfalfa hay, etc.

November

Planting

  • Alliums: Garlic, Onions, Shallots

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