Soiled Plans (Crop Rotation/Nitrogen Fixing) Part 2

Families of plants and examples of those families for consideration in crop rotation.

GRASS FAMILY
rice, corn, sugar cane, oats , wheat etc

CABBAGE FAMILY
bok choy, pechay ,broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, collard, mustard, radish, turnip

LEGUME FAMILY
(and very good for nitrogen fixing in your soil I will address that in part 3)
any bean, peas and pulses, peanuts, cover crops like kudzo, perennial peanut, alfalfa, clovers, and vetch, perennial legume shrubs such as rensonii, flemingia, madre de cacao, ipil ipil, fire tree.

ALLIUM FAMILY
garlic , leeks, onion, shallots

DAISY FAMILY
chamomile, chicory, dandelion,endive, globe artichoke, jerusalem artichoke , salsify , sunflowers , lettuce

CARROT/PARSLEY FAMILY
carrots, celery, celeriac, coriander, caraway, dill, fennel, parsley , parsnips

BEET FAMILY
beet, spinach, swiss, chard, lamb’s quarters

GOURD FAMILY
cantaloupe, cucumber, gourd, kalabasa ,honeydew , luffa, pumpkin, squash, watermelon

POTATO FAMILY
potatoes, tomatoes, aubergines, peppers

Read Part 1 | Part 3