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My Cover Crop pics

William James
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Location: Northern Italy
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Here are some pictures of my cover crops...
any comments would be great. I have heavy clay soil.

Oats - Sowed in order to turn the oats into a weed. Hopefully I won't need to buy another 50$ bag. Also for nitrogen scavenging.

Clover and Forage Carrot Mix - N-fixing, permanent cover crop, chop and dropped (stressed) for mulch. Carrots give root matter. I throw the mix over bare soil when it arrives through my digging.

-White Cover
-Bird's Foot Trefoil
-yellow sweet clover (MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS)

Beets and Daikon - Spring - Winter - Fall extra root matter

the peas are just for seed saving...and the beans are for the Three Sisters guild.
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a wee bit from the empire
2017 Homesteaders PDC (permaculture design course) & ATC (appropriate technology course) in Montana
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