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Eric Vinje

Hi Jim –

Something you could do now would involve incorporating organic matter to help aerate the soil and increase soil carbon. The addition of manure, peat moss or earthworm castings can help decrease soil compaction and make the soil a bit more manageable in the spring. I would wait to incorporate other fertilizers until just before planting. Removing any flowering weeds or residual seed heads will help make for less weeding in the spring.

Hope this helps!