Crop rotation is an important method for maintaining a healthy garden and building a sustainable soil profile. Students also learned about the pest management benefits of changing crops and was introduced to several plant family names. Once a few bed rotations were done as a group some students wanted to create their own rotation schedule; following the general rules and even incorporated cover crops. Quinoa was the snack by request after it was mentioned last week and several students had never seen or tasted the super food grain.
– Ranger Dan