No-Till Cover Crops: How To Grow Healthier Soil Over Winter

Close up of grass shoots growing out of soil

Many backyard gardeners avoid planting cover crops because it seems so hard to till them into the soil the next spring without all of the appropriate equipment. That’s where it pays to read about no-till cover crops. These crops give you all the benefits of cover crops, improving your soil over winter, but you don’t have to worry about blending them in. If you’re wondering how to use no-till cover crops in vegetable gardens, just keep reading. What Is a No-Till Cover Crop? Cover crops are plants sown into soil after the ordinary growing season is over. These crop seeds, often a mix of grasses and legumes, sprout, grow, and produce biomass. They are then tilled into the soil to enrich it before the ordinary growing season. In no-till gardens, the cover crop is carefully selected so that it maximizes the benefits of cover crops. No-till cover cropping stays planted […]

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