Tag: green manure

  • Red Clover

    Red Clover

    Wherever red clover thrives there is no more valuable plant than this legume for making and keeping soils productive under ordinary crop-rotations. The tyro in farming finds his neighbors conservative in thought and method, and may rightly see room for improvement. He naturally turns to new crops that are receiving much exploitation, but should bear…

  • What is Green Manure?

    What is Green Manure?

    We all know the benefits of manure in the garden. When you let horse and cow manure to age, you can add it to your garden to improve the soil’s nutrient level and its ability to retain water. You can also see these same benefits when you plant a cover crop and then turn the…