What Should Follow in Crop Rotation

A quick FYI post of the best crop rotation practices:

  1. Root Crops
  2. Legumes/Brassica
  3. Tomatoes/Peppers
  4. Sweet Corn/Curcubits (cucumbers)
A six crop rotation would look like this:
  1. Legumes
  2. Brassicas
  3. Root crops, carrots, parsnips, potatoes
  4. Corn, curcubits
  5. Tomatoes, capsicums, eggplant
  6. Green manure crop t0 replenish the soil and tilth
Oddly, lettuce is a heavy feeder – according to http://www.harvestwizard.com/2010/10/crop_rotation_planning.html

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