Doing the twist, otherwise known as crop rotation, is desperately important in your garden.
Stop! Before you dig anything, or start planting anything for the new year, have you made sure that you’re giving your soil the love and tender care that it needs? This year, you can improve your vegetable patch no end by doing the twist again: crop rotation.
Moving your crops around in a rotation system is an essential part of managing your veg patch well. It means crops leave nutrients that are useful to the next crop, and that soil diseases and pests don’t build up as quickly.
There are five main groups of vegetables which require rotating: