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  1. strypey strypey

    The best time to start a new vege garden is autumn ("fall" for our US friends). This might seem counter-intuitive. Wouldn't spring be best?

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    1. strypey strypey

      By the time spring comes, you want to be free to spend your gardening time sprouting seedlings and preparing your vege beds for planting.

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      1. strypey strypey

        So the best time to start a new bed is in Autumn, after harvest, when there is plenty of compost and mulch around from the spring and summer

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        1. strypey strypey

          You can make new beds by laying down thick paper or cardboard over existing plant matter, then putting down layers of compost and mulch

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          1. strypey strypey

            Over the winter, the worms and other garden critters will chew it all up, just chop and drop anything you don't want growing out of the top

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            1. strypey strypey

              You can scatter on seeds of leguminous plants as 'green mulch' to help shade out less desirable "volunteers". In spring, these can be dug in

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