Monthly Archives: May 2012

Pros and Cons of Summer Cover Cropping

I seek and I find.  The more I learn/ read about cover cropping, the balance in views about it stays steady. Take this university study, for example. “Depending on rainfall and other weather conditions, cover crops used over 6 to … Continue reading

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The Big Question – How to Choose Cover Crop Species and Varieties

THE BIG QUESTION. Without covering ‘why?’ too much, I have a big question.  And it won’t be easy to answer or discuss without some background and thoughts.  And I could keep it short and sweet, at the risk of being … Continue reading

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TEPARY BEANS in a Cover Crop Cocktail Mix

TEPARY BEANS T is for Tepary Beans, Phaseolus acutifolius which is out of my alphabetical order, but too bad. Plants at about 7 weeks, garden sown mid Jan 2012, watered. Tepary beans had me intrigued because they are known for … Continue reading

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