By Lovina Eicher
This second week of October turned out to be nice and sunny although mornings are cool. It was a perfect week to catch up on outside work. One evening my husband Joe and the boys cleared out one of our gardens and tilled it. Joe planned a ground cover crop this year to help replenish the soil. We weren’t used to doing this when we lived in Indiana but with the soil being so sandy around here it will help. This year we are trying a winter radish, although not edible, that will help prevent weeds and also replenishes the minerals needed in the soil. Several families in our church district have tried them and had good results.
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