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Q.Can I Still Plant Cover Crop In The Garden?

Zone 08876 | Davidweber80@icloud.com added on December 11, 2021 | Answered

Hi, wondering if I can or should plant cover crop in our garden? And is it to late to do so? If I still can what should I plant just looking to build up soil organically. Figure instead of letting garden sit alll winter maybe good try planting cover. Complete greenhorn here so thanks for any help.

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Answered on December 13, 2021

Unfortunately, it is a little late for planting fall crops, and a little early to plant spring crops. In a few months you can begin to plant your late winter and spring crops, though. This will be, mainly, cowpeas, soybeans, and buckwheat.

Here is an article that will help:


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