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Crop rotation is key to a successful vegetable garden after the first year.  It's important to grow vegetables in different areas of your garden each year to keep them healthy and combat pests

However, it can be difficult to plan the order of crop rotation and organize well, particularly if you are growing different amounts of a variety of crops.

This video explains a simple colour-coded method of crop rotation that makes the whole process much simpler and shows how the Garden Planner software can help.

The Garden Planner is available here: http://gardenplanner.almanac.com

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Great video and here a tool

By Alexander66

Great video and here a tool which will be of great help how to rotate your crops correctly:
http://www.onions-potatoes.com/agriculture/agriculture-croprotation.php

Haven't gardened for many

By Judy Must be me

Haven't gardened for many years, need help.... I now live in town, much different . I live in western Nebraska

Judy, You'd need to ask us a

By Almanac Staff

Judy, You'd need to ask us a specific question. As it sounds as if you are not sure where to start, we would recommend that you call your county's local cooperative extension for free and local advice! See: http://www.almanac.com/content/cooperative-extension-services

This looks very helpful even

By J. Davis

This looks very helpful even though I have been gardening for years.

Very practical visual on crop

By armin25

Very practical visual on crop rotation. I will recommend to my friends.

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