A fast growing, cool-season annual legume, Secada peas perform very well during the fall, winter, and spring in Southern states. Uses: Chicken Forage, Deer Attractant, Forage, Green Manure, Nitrogen Fixation, No Till, Organic Matter (Biomass), Weed Suppression
The foliage is pale green, and the flowers are colored, usually purple, pink or reddish. Uses: Chicken forage, deer attractant, forage, green manure, nitrogen fixation, no till, organic matter (biomass), weed suppression
Uses: Chicken Forage, Deer Attractant, Forage, Green Manure, Nitrogen Fixation, No Till, Organic Matter (Biomass), Weed Suppression Packer forage pea is a legume for cover crops, wildlife and winter grazing! Sometimes called “Canadian field pea” is...
The best choice for fast, cool-season germination. Uses: Erosion Control, Green Manure, Nitrogen Scavenger, No Till, Organic Matter (Biomass), Weed Suppression< Captures soil nutrients in the fall to release in spring when worked into the soil.
Can germinate in cool weather. A very fast grower that is a great cover crop. Can scavenge as much as 200 pounds of nitrogen per acre. Ryegrass (Lolium sp.) Uses: Erosion Control, Green Manure, Nitrogen Scavenger, No Till, Organic Matter (Biomass), Weed...
Inter-seeds well with grass. A great way to ready your vegetable garden for the spring or beautify a landscape! Also a great way to attract bees! Uses: Bees & Beneficial Insects, Chicken Forage, Compaction Control, Deer Attractant, Erosion Control, Forage,...
A fast growing clover that can be sowed in spring, summer or fall! Mammoth Red is a popular biennial clover used for Nitrogen addition and hay crops. Red clover may be the best choice for frost seeding; it is extremely cold hardy and does well in most...
The ornamental and distinctive seed spikes hang from only one side of the stalk, and these make good fresh or dried cuttings. Recommended for meadow and prairie plantings, beds & borders, and as a component of forage mixes for livestock and wildlife.
The internodes -- the length of the stem between leaves -- are extremely short, which is why the plants are exceptionally compact and bushy. Excellent choice for potted plant growers and for greenhouse and hydroponic basil producers.
Berries are very sweet, with a faint pineapple tang, excellent for eating fresh out of hand, or for use in jams. A perfect border plant for the garden, it does best in part shade. Can be direct sown outside.
Flax is a cool season annual with short taproots! Flax is a broadleaf with very small, narrow leaves that are less than an inch long. The multiple stems or branches of a flax plant are slender and flexible, bearing attractive blue flowers.
(Chinese spinach) Callaloo is a popular Caribbean dish made from different leafy plants depending on local custom. The association between the dish and amaranth is so strong that the plant itself is often called “callaloo”.
Because it is hardy (unlike indigo) woad is still grown for natural dyeing. For ages the main source of blue dye in Europe, until the introduction of indigo in the 17th century. Contains the same dyestuff as indigo, though in lower concentration.
More compact than other leaf celeries, reaching only 25-50cm (10-20") in height. A very nice leaf celery with finely cut, dark green glossy leaves. Use it like parsley and surprise your guests with its rich celery flavour and aroma.
In a recent clinical trial Parkinson's sufferers treated with crushed seeds regained some mobility with fewer side effects than conventional drugs. Ayurvedic medicinal herb used traditionally as a nerve tonic.