Autumn is here and your summer gardening projects, though back breaking at times, have given you much satisfaction. What now? It is time for the finishing touch. The fall gardening tips that follow remind you to care for your soil, store rakes and shovels, and clean up your power tools for safe winter storage. By now, your delicious fresh vegetables have been relished with your family at the dinner table. Your garden's bounty is securely stored away in quart jars and freezer bags for the cold winter months. Yes, you have worked hard all summer but the work is not complete until you take these important steps you will get a jump on next year's harvest. Learn the trade secrets of organic gardening in Organic Gardening Simplified by Mindy Manson.