Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association


Leave the Leaves!

October 6, 2017 – By Justin Wheeler, Xerces Society – Besides providing the right plants, and protecting your garden from pesticides, one of the next most valuable things you can do to support pollinators and other invertebrates is to provide them with the winter cover they need in the the form of fall leaves and standing dead plant material. Frequently however, this is the hardest pill for gardeners to swallow.

Previous Article Produce is less healthy than it was 70 years ago. These farmers are trying to change that
Next Article Deployment of organic farming at a landscape scale maintains low pest infestation and high crop productivity levels in vineyards