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For A Quick Green Manure, Try Buckwheat

Buckwheat is a warm-season cover crop that goes from seed to bloom in just 30-45 days, depending on the weather and the variety planted. That makes it great for any garden areas that might go empty in summer or early fall…..Buckwheat rapidly grows to around 24 to 36 inches tall, providing lots of succulent green growth to eventually turn back into the soil. You can often find seed in garden centers, or you can get some from a health food store if you only need a small amount. Continue reading

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