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Green Manure Seeds

Bare soil is one thing no organic gardener wants to see. Without plants, soil is prone to erosion and may be overtaken by pernicious weeds. For this reason, if you have an area out of action, then green manures are the ideal solution. The roots of green manures will help with soil structure and the additional drainage & foliage provides a habitat for important garden pest eaters like beetles. Some, like clover (legumes), fix nitrogen from bacteria and thus enrich the soil. When the time comes, usually before flowering, dig in your green manures, providing good organic material to . . . Show More >

Bare soil is one thing no organic gardener wants to see. Without plants, soil is prone to erosion and may be overtaken by pernicious weeds. For this reason, if you have an area out of action, then green manures are the ideal solution. The roots of green manures will help with soil structure and the additional drainage & foliage provides a habitat for important garden pest eaters like beetles. Some, like clover (legumes), fix nitrogen from bacteria and thus enrich the soil. When the time comes, usually before flowering, dig in your green manures, providing good organic material to . . . Show More >

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