Wondering if it would be better to put out 13-13-13 fertilizer this year as you are tearing up the garden.
Fertilizing a Garden
Get a soil test before you add anything more to your garden. Your local extension office offers soil tests kits with directions on how to use them. Your soil sample goes to your state lab for analysis and they will be able to tell you exactly what amendments you may need to add as well as how much of each. The fee for the service is nominal. It's a cheap and easy way to make sure your ground is at it's optimum for next spring's garden.