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Should I rotate my vegetable crops?

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Yes.  Do not plant the following groups of plants in the same area year after year, rotating every two or three years:
1. Cucurbits (watermelon, cantaloupe, cucumber, pumpkin, squash) 
2. Cole crops (cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, turnip, radishes) 
3. Solanaceous crops (tomato, potato, pepper, eggplant) 
4. Root crops (carrots, parsnips, beets, onions, etc.)
5. Sweet corn, beans. 
6. Peas.

Posted on 13 Jun 2006

Karl Hauptfleisch
Salt Lake Master Gardener

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