29 Sep '16, 4pm

Cover Crops: Better Soil in a Month

Can cover crops improve garden soil in one month? Cover crops – also called green manures – have improved soil for thousands of years. 3,000 years ago Chinese agriculture began planting horsebeans and sesame for soil improvement. Much later the Greeks and Romans sowed special crops to increase soil fertility. The past 60 – 80 years has seen an incredible amount of knowledge emerge from small farmers experimenting with planting different cover crops and learning from what resulted. This knowledge was built on a foundation of several hundred years of European trial and error. We now have access to detailed information about how to use cover crops for the maximum benefits in our gardens, pastures and fields. Our Garden Cover Up Mix was developed from research into the specific benefits we wanted to bring to the home garden soil, as well as what species supported each other. T...

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