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Q.What can I plant with the milkweed

Zone 45042 | firestomper added on May 7, 2019 | Answered

I am converting a 1/4 acre of my wild fields to milkweed.
I would like to plant a lower growing plant wit. it.
However most of what hive is tall and I am afraid it will block out the milkweed.

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Answered on May 7, 2019

How about something that fixes nitrogen in the soil!? This will cut out quite a bit of care that would normally be needed. Here is an article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/what-are-legumes.htm

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Answered on May 13, 2019

Thank-you, was thinking clover this year, although a bean/pea crop would help with cost, however my fear there is deer and such would trample the milkweed.

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