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Groundhog Daikon Radish Cover Crop
Prices start at : 4.15 USD / 4 oz

Daikon in Japanese means large root. Tillage radishes are specifically bred to form huge soil-busting roots, with a tap root that can reach far into the soil to reclaim nitrogen. Growing legumes and incorporating them back into the soil increases the...
  •  Annual
  •  Open Pollinated
Colorado
Fort Collins
Miniclover Cover Crop
Prices start at : 21.95 USD / Sold Out

In addition to this benefit, legume green manures (peas, beans, clovers, favas and vetch) act as a host for the bacteria that fix and make nitrogen available for your vegetable or fruit crops.
  •  Perennial
  •  Open Pollinated
Colorado
Fort Collins
Pacer Forage Turnip Cover Crop
Prices start at : 4.15 USD / 4 oz

Growing legumes and incorporating them back into the soil increases the organic carbon content, and improves the soil fertility and water holding capacity of the soil. Fall sown turnips do an excellent job of suppressing weeds, and are efficient miners...
  •  Annual
  •  Hybrid Variety
Colorado
Fort Collins
Common Vetch Cover Crop
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 lb

Plant late September to early October. We strive to offer varieties that give gardeners flexibility on how to best utilize the crop: for food, forage, or green manure. If supported by a companion plant, it can reach 3-5 feet, otherwise expect growth to...
  •  Annual
  •  Open Pollinated
Colorado
Fort Collins
TSC\'s Fall Mix Cover Crop
Prices start at : 8.35 USD / 1 lb

Some brassicas have a large taproot that can break through plow or rototiller pans, thus aerating the soil. And if left to flower, brassicas are especially popular with beneficial insects.
  •  Annual
  •  Open Pollinated
Colorado
Fort Collins
Mammoth Red Clover Cover Crop Organic
Prices start at : 9.95 USD / 1 lb Organic

More and more organic growers and gardeners are discovering the long list of benefits that growing cover crops such as oilseed radish, mustards, and forage turnips can provide. Pre-inoculated.
  •  Open Pollinated
  •  Biennial
Colorado
Fort Collins
Cover Crop, Warm Climate
Prices start at : 4.99 USD / 1 Pkt. (1/4 lb.)

The mix is a balance of rapidly growing winter rye for erosion control and weed suppression plus Austrian winter pea for nitrogen fixation and aesthetic color during the winter. Packet will cover 300 to 400 square feet.
  • Sow Method: Direct Sow
  • Spread: 10-12 inches
  • Height: 48-60 inches
Colorado
Fort Collins
Cover Crop, Winter Rye Organic
Prices start at : 4.99 USD / 1 Pkt. (1/4 lb.)

It provides rapid growth of green mass that chokes out weeds and provides organic matter content to the soil. Prevents erosion and helps in breaking up subsoil while providing aesthetic value to the empty garden during the winter months.
  • Spread: 10-12 inches
  • Sow Method: Direct Sow
  • Sun: Full Sun
Colorado
Fort Collins
Deer Attractant Food Plot, Blends
Prices start at : 5.00 USD / Austrian Winter Pea

Austrian winter pea is a low-growing, viny legume which has been shown to fix over 200 pounds of nitrogen per acre per year. Crimson Clover – Winter annual protects and improves soil! Plant fall or early spring.
  • Size: Austrian Winter Pea
  • Days To Maturity: 35
  • Breed: Open-pollinated
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Form: Seed
  • Sow Depth: 1/2"
Colorado
Fort Collins
Spring Green Manure Mix - Organic Cover Crop Seed
Prices start at : 7.40 USD / 1 Pound

For green manure, incorporate into the soil anytime your garden schedule suggests. Designed for spring sowing, but it may be sown anytime early spring through late summer. We use this mix on our farm in Albion.

Varies

    • Latin Name: Varies
    • Days To Maturity: Varies
    • Life Cycle ID: Annual
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Winter Wheat, Grains
    Prices start at : 60.00 USD / 100 Pounds

    Winter hardy nearly anywhere, and won't go to seed until its second year of growth. Use: Erosion Control, Green Manure, Nitrogen Scavenger, No Till, Weed Suppression Cool wheat grain is quick to germinate and cold tolerant! Adaptable to a wide range of...
    • Sub Type: Wheat
    • Best Time to Sow: March-October
    • Life Cycle: Annual
    • Sow Depth: 1"
    • Botanical Name: Triticum aestivum
    • Days To Maturity: 75
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Mighty Mustard Trifecta Power Blend™ Cover Crop
    Prices start at : 4.65 USD / 4 oz

    Growing legumes and incorporating them back into the soil increases the organic carbon content, and improves the soil fertility and water holding capacity of the soil. For use as a fumigant, mow down and immediately work into the soil and irrigate to...
    •  Annual
    •  Open Pollinated
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    FIXatioN Balansa Clover Cover Crop
    Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 lb

    Plant late September to early October. We strive to offer varieties that give gardeners flexibility on how to best utilize the crop: for food, forage, or green manure. The crop can be grazed or mown for hay, and its flowers are powerfully attractive to...
    •  Open Pollinated
    •  Annual
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Elbon Rye, Grains
    Prices start at : 60.00 USD / 100 Pounds

    The best choice for fast, cool-season germination. Captures soil nutrients in the fall to release in spring when worked into the soil. Can reach up to 5 feet! Cereal Rye (Secale cereale L.): Cool season, grass, Annual or perennial, Upright plant growth,...
    • Best Time to Sow: March-October
    • Broadcast Rate per Acre: 60-120 lbs.
    • Days To Maturity: 75
    • categories: Cover Crop
    • Sow Depth: 1"
    • Seeds Per Gram: 35
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Yamhill Soft White Winter Wheat Cover Crop
    Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 lb

    For the smaller-scale grower, broadcast the seed over the surface of the soil and rake in to ensure good soil contact. Plant mid-September through mid-October. Excessive soil fertility will cause lower protein levels and may lead to lodging (heavy heads...
    • Open Pollinated: Yes
    • Soil Temp. for Germ.: 45-75°F
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Annual Rye Grass Cover Crop
    Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 lb

    Growing grains as a cover crop provides other options such as forage for animals or food for people. The rapid growth of brassicas supplies a thick ground cover that protects the soil from erosion and helps suppress weeds with a dense amount of biomass.
    •  Open Pollinated
    •  Annual
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Fall Mix, Cover Crop Seed
    Prices start at : 200.00 USD / 100 Pounds

    Contains a blend of Austrian Field Peas, Crimson Clover, Hairy Vetch, Annual and Winter Rye. Cut right after flowering in spring and till into soil for green manure. (30% Field Pea, 20% Crimson Clover, 20% Hairy Vetch, 15% Annual Rye, 15% Winter Rye)...
    • Form: Seed
    • Sub Type: Blend
    • categories: Cover Crop
    • Life Cycle: Annual
    • Best Time to Sow: August-October
    • Days To Maturity: 35
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Wildlife Sunflower, Grains
    Prices start at : 250.00 USD / 100 Pounds

    • Days To Maturity: 100
    • Broadcast Rate per Acre: 25 lbs.
    • Dimensions: N/A
    • Sow Depth: 1"
    • Breed: Open-pollinated
    • Sub Type: Sunflower
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Winter Rye, Grains
    Prices start at : 60.00 USD / 100 Pounds

    The best choice for fast, cool-season germination. Captures soil nutrients in the fall to release in spring when worked into the soil. Can reach up to 5 feet! Uses: Erosion Control, Green Manure, Nitrogen Scavenger, No Till, Organic Matter (Biomass),...
    • Sow Depth: 1"
    • Life Cycle: Annual
    • Seeds Per Pound: 17200
    • Weight: N/A
    • Days To Maturity: 75
    • Seeds Per Gram: 38
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Chicken Forage Blend, Blends
    Prices start at : 350.00 USD / 100 Pounds

    • Days To Maturity: 30-50
    • Cubic Inches: 81
    • Dimensions: 1.5 x 6 x 9 in
    • Weight: 1 lbs
    • Broadcast Rate per Acre: 50-100 lbs.
    • Sow Depth: 1/2"
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Winter Rye Grain Cover Crop Conventional & Organic
    Prices start at : 5.45 USD / 1 lb

    In mild climates (zones 6 and above), cover crops can be fall planted and tilled in the following spring just before planting. If left to grow, winter wheat makes good forage for livestock; or if allowed to mature it can be harvested mid-summer.
    •  Open Pollinated
    •  Annual
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Austrian Field Peas Cover Crop  Conventional & Organic
    Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 lb

    The addition of organic matter builds soil structure, which increases water absorption and nutrient-holding capacity, buffers the soil pH, and improves aeration. Most garden soils can be maintained at their highest level of productivity by sound soil...
    •  Annual
    •  Open Pollinated
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Buckwheat
    Prices start at : 3.45 USD

    Available size: 1/4 lb (4 oz) Planting Tips: Plant anytime in warm weather (4 oz per 100 sq ft) and till into the soil when flowering begins, usually 4-6 weeks. Tip: I t's a good idea to mow your cover crop just before turning it back into the soil.
    • brand: Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Polar  Winter Triticale Cover Crop
    Prices start at : 5.95 USD / Sold Out

    In addition to this benefit, legume green manures (peas, beans, clovers, favas and vetch) act as a host for the bacteria that fix and make nitrogen available for your vegetable or fruit crops.
    • Annual: Yes
    Colorado
    Fort Collins
    Texas Cream, Cowpea Seeds
    Prices start at : 8.00 USD / 1/2 Pound

    If using for Nitrogen fixation we highly recommend using a cowpea inoculant. The bush-type plants are prolific and thrive in hotter, Southern weather. Texas Cream is very similarly to ‘Sadandy' but the peas are slightly larger.

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      • Size: 1/2 Pound
      • Plant Height: 15-18" inches
      • Germination: 3
      • Zones: 3
      • Broadcast Rate per Acre: 70-120 lbs.
      • Breed: Open-pollinated
      Colorado
      Fort Collins
      Thoroughbred Barley, Grains
      Prices start at : 60.00 USD / 100 Pounds

      Great straw strength and a high test weight. It is resistant to powdery mildew and barley yellow dwarf virus. Uses: Bees & Beneficial Insects, Erosion Control, Green Manure, Nitrogen Scavenger, No Till, Organic Matter (Biomass), Weed Suppression
      • ? Dimensions
      • ? Weight
      • Size: 100 Pounds
      • Sub Type: Barley
      • Seeds Per Pound: 10,500
      • Days To Maturity: 90
      Colorado
      Fort Collins
      Mammoth Red Clover, Legumes
      Prices start at : 375.00 USD / 100 Pounds

      Uses: Bees & Beneficial Insects, Chicken Forage, Compaction Control, Deer Attractant, Erosion Control, Forage, Green Manure, Nitrogen Fixation, No Till, Weed Suppression Large plant with big leaves makes it an ideal grazing crop.
      • Seeds Per Gram: 553
      • Size: 100 Pounds
      • Breed: Open-pollinated
      • Seeds Per Pound: 247,600
      • Botanical Name: Trifolium pratense
      • Form: Seed
      Colorado
      Fort Collins
      New Zealand White Clover Cover Crop
      Prices start at : 9.85 USD / 1 lb

      The addition of organic matter builds soil structure, which increases water absorption and nutrient-holding capacity, buffers the soil pH, and improves aeration. Most garden soils can be maintained at their highest level of productivity by sound soil...
      •  Perennial
      •  Open Pollinated
      Colorado
      Fort Collins
      Lacy Phacelia Phacelia tanacetifolia
      Price : CALL

      * It is planted in vineyards and alongside crop fields, where it is valued for its long, coiling inflorescences of nectar-rich flowers which open in sequence, giving a long flowering period.It is a good insectary plant, attracting pollinators such as...
      • Family: Hydrophyllaceae
      • Quantity: 0.98 lb
      • Germination Test Type: Actual
      • Minimum Hardiness Zone: annual
      • Species: tanacetifolia
      • Genus: Phacelia
      Colorado
      Fort Collins