While you're thinking about those plentiful reasons to consider cover cropping, also think about maximizing solar energy in your garden. Think about how every
Consider using a summer cover crop such as buckwheat, annual rye or crimson clover, which would be tilled under in the fall, followed by a planting of a fall cover crop such as winter wheat.
the addition of nitrogen to the soil by legume cover crops. (peas, clovers, vetch, etc.). Cover crops make a garden or market farm look lush and dynamic throughout the entire growing season.. . crop with legumes or for pathways. Y es. Easily.
. suppresses weeds. Cover cropping adds nitrogen and organic matter to soil. Coarse, woody mulch is best for weed control along paths and between beds.
Anybody using white clover as a cover crop or pathway in their garden?.
Don't waste precious organic mulches on your garden pathways.. of clearing out crop residues or turning under cover crops by mulching over them instead.
Posted in Cover Crops, Yard and Garden Leave a comment. . right?), Sam, Brad and I finished the paths around The Urban Farm and are now done with Phase .