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Cool season legume cover crop.
Extraordinary yields of Nitrogen (up to 290 lb/acre) and organic matter (up to 49 tons/acre). Chokes out weeds and provides excellent habitat for beneficial insects.
We developed this mix especially for vegetable rotations and general cool-weather cover cropping.
Soil Builder is not filled with cheap grasses like other mixes. Contains the highest-yielding winter-hardy legumes with cayuse oats added to stabilize the soil, and to nurse and scaffold the vetches. Grows to 4'-6'. Seed at 3-5 lb/1000 sq ft, or 70-120 lb/acre at a depth of 3/4 to 1 in September or October.
In coastal or cool summer zones, Soil Builder can be spring-planted.
Raw seed, requires Pea Vetch or Garden Combination Inoculant. Contains: Bell Beans, BioMaster Peas, Dunsdale Peas, Purple Vetch, Hairy Vetch, Common Vetch and Cayuse Oats.
Soil Builder Mix is such a great way to improve soil condition. It's less expensive per square foot than fertilizers and soil amendments and does so much more. I highly recommend it!Review by Katie (on 12/28/12)
I have been using this product since 1996 with outstanding results. It adds both a large amount of organic matter and nitrogen to the soil as stated. I do suggest using the recommended inoculant for higher nitrogen yieldsReview by Jabba977 (on 9/18/11)