Organic Cover Crops

Organic Cover Crops are great for the soil in your garden. They prevent soil erosion, fix nutrients back into the soil, and act as a natural fertilizer in most cases. Most cover crops are planted in the off season so your garden will be ready to go in the spring.

Organic Medium Red Clover

Trifolium pratense Organic Medium Red Clover Medium red clover is a short-lived perennial used...

Trifolium pratense Organic Medium Red Clover Medium red clover is a short-lived perennial used to supply nitrogen. Unlike other legumes, it fixes a lot of nitrogen even in high-nitrogen soils. It has shade tolerance so it can be overseeded into small grains and incorporated in May of the following year. Since red clover seedlings tend to be slow growing, it benefits from a nurse crop. It forms tap roots and is useful for remediation of compacted soils. Red clover is also good for weed supp...

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Organic Winter Rye

Organic Winter Rye   Spring or Fall Planted Rye is unusual among grains for the high level of...

Organic Winter Rye   Spring or Fall Planted Rye is unusual among grains for the high level of fiber in its endosperm – not just in its bran. Because of this, rye products generally have a lower glycemic index than products made from wheat and most other grains, making it especially healthy for diabetics. Rye Berries can be cooked as a whole grain, a hearty breakfast cereal or ground in your own mill for the freshest rye flour available. Rye can also be sprouted to use in salads and on san...

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Organic Japanese Buckwheat

Fagopyrum esculentum Organic Japanese Buckwheat (49 days) 1 oz package Buckwheat is the perf...

Fagopyrum esculentum Organic Japanese Buckwheat (49 days) 1 oz package Buckwheat is the perfect smother crop, adding valuable green manure to your soil. You can also harvest it for seed. We do both. We thresh the grain for our chickens and add the stalks to the compost pile. This is THE crop for bee food. Honeybees just love buckwheat and it makes a highly sought after honey rarely found on the market anymore. You will notice that blossoms are more active in the morning when the plant pr...

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Organic Allstar Alfalfa

medicago sativa Organic Allstar Alfalfa Certified Organic Allstar alfalfa is an improved, long-...

medicago sativa Organic Allstar Alfalfa Certified Organic Allstar alfalfa is an improved, long-lasting organic alfalfa that has high yields, high quality forage and above average stand persistence. It is resistant to Anthracnose, aphanomyces root rot, bacterial wilt, fusarium wilt, phytophthora root rot and verticillium wilt. Fall dormancy index 3.0 Certified Allstar alfalfa is a very popular variety with our organic producers. Organic seeds are grown by organic growers that adhere to the...

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Organic Common Grain Barley

Organic Common Grain Barley Barley is a short-season, early maturing crop grown commercially in ...

Organic Common Grain Barley Barley is a short-season, early maturing crop grown commercially in both irrigated and in dry land environments. Because this grain adapts well to different types of environments, it is grown in many regions throughout the United States. In fact 27 states in the US grow barley to some extent. Major producing states, in descending order of production, include North Dakota, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Colorado, Wyoming, Virginia, Minnesota, Maryland, South Dakota, O...

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Organic Alsike Clover

Trifolium Hybridum Organic Alsike Clover Alsike clover is a short-lived perennial plant. It is ...

Trifolium Hybridum Organic Alsike Clover Alsike clover is a short-lived perennial plant. It is grown widely in the eastern, northern, mid-western states and in the Pacific Northwest. Alsike is similar in many ways to red clover, but it matures 7-10 days earlier. It is especially well adapted to cool climates and wet soils, and will tolerate flooding for considerable periods. Alsike clover seeds will also germinate and produce well on well-drained soils. Aliske does well on soils too acid...

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Organic Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover

Melilotus Officinalus Organic Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover aka Ribbed Melilot, Field Melilot, Comi...

Melilotus Officinalus Organic Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover aka Ribbed Melilot, Field Melilot, Comilla Real, and Official Melilot. This Yellow clover has blossoms with a characteristic sweet odor, blooming in the spring and summer. A drought survivor, it is the most tolerant of any cover crops that produce a similar biomass. Espescially resilient in its second year, it can do well in a dry spring, when the likelihood of being able to seed another cover crop is low. A member of the legume family...

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Organic Mammoth Red Clover

Organic Mammoth Red Clover Mammoth Red is the best clover for deficient soils. Mammoth red is ...

Organic Mammoth Red Clover Mammoth Red is the best clover for deficient soils. Mammoth red is tall, growing at 2-3'. It is quick-growing clover. Plant in the spring, summer or fall, alone or with grain/grass at 1/2 lb./1,000 sq.ft. (15-20 lb./acre). Mammoth red will grow in more acid soil (pH 5.0-6.0) than other clovers if lime is applied at seeding time. This is a popular biennial used for Nitrogen addition and hay crops. The plant is large with big leaves, making it an ideal grazing crop...

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