Friday, October 15, 2021

After the Harvest

By: Candice Keast

It's hard to believe the growing season is nearly over. As the growing season comes to a close, there are a few things you'll want to do to get your garden space ready for winter. Have you started to wind down and prepare your garden for winter? If not, we've got you covered!

Start by checking out the following video. It's the last installment of our three-part Get Growing Toronto video series. The video briefly touches on harvesting tender crops, protecting hardy perennials, amending soil, planting garlic, saving seeds, and tidying up before the frost/winter. After the video, we expand on a few of these topics and highlight season extension and cover crops. 

Continue reading to learn more about:
  • Seed saving
  • Planting garlic
  • Season extension
  • Cover crops
  • Tidy Up Checklist