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Garden Sweet

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Garden Sweet is a mixture of 35% Winter Peas, 35% Cereal Rye, 10% Buckwheat, 10% Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover, 5% White Clover, and 5% Red Clover.

Garden Sweet is designed specifically to provide a quick establishing cover crop for your garden or farmland.  The peas and clover in Garden Sweet fix nitrogen from the air for a nitrogen-rich soil while the deep-rooted rye helps prevent soil compaction.  Buckwheat is an excellent smother crop; very effective for weed control.

FEATURES

RAPID ESTABLISHMENT

IMPROVES SOIL FERTILITY

REDUCES SOIL COMPACTION

HELPS PREVENT SOIL EROSION

ADDS ORGANIC MATTER TO SOIL

SUGGESTED USES

Garden Sweet is ideal for use on gardens, farmland, , fields, or any site where the soil has low fertility, low organic matter, compaction or erosion control problems. When planted and tilled under, Garden Sweet adds nutrients and organic matter back to the soil.

Garden Sweet is produced in and specifically formulated for the Pacific Northwest and its unique conditions. Garden Sweet  is ideally suited for all soil conditions.

ESTABLISHMENT

& MANAGEMENT

Planting Rates:

New Seeding ……………………… 100 lbs./acre  or 2.5 lbs/1000 sq ft

Overseeding ………………..……..  50  lbs./acre  or 1.25 lbs/1000 sq ft

Garden Sweet will germinate in 5-12 days depending on soil temperature and moisture. For best results, Garden Sweet should be planted 1/8” – 1/4” deep. Frequent, light irrigation or rainfall is needed for best germination. Lime soil & apply starter fertilizer prior to seeding.

Garden Sweet has low fertility requirements.