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My Cover Crop pics
Location: Northern Italy
posted 4 years ago
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
. Carrots give root matter. I throw the mix over bare soil when it arrives through my digging.
-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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