Peaceful Valley Premium Soil Builder Mix - Raw Seed

Cool Season Nitrogen Boosting Cover Crop

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SCM120


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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We developed this mix especially for vegetable rotations and general cool-weather cover cropping!

Premium 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.

  • Application Rate: 3-5 lb/1000 sq ft, or 70-120 lb/acre at a depth of 3/4 to 1 in
  • Inoculant: Pea Vetch or Garden Combination Inoculant (sold separately)
  • Germination: 5-10 Days
  • Plant Height: 4 - 6'
  • Uses: Chokes out weeds, provides excellent habitat for beneficial insects. Extraordinary yields of nitrogen (up to 290 lb/acre) and organic matter (up to 49 tons/acre).
  • Facts to Note: Seed in September to October (earlier in colder regions). In coastal or cool summer zones, Soil Builder can be spring-planted

Contains: Formulation may vary based on availability. Currently the mix contains: Bell Beans, BioMaster Peas, Dunsdale Peas, Purple Vetch, Hairy Vetch, Common Vetch and Cayuse Oats.


  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25°F
  • Fixes Nitrogen
  • Germination in Soils < 45°F
  • Good for Forage/Hay
  • Good for Weed Competition


Life Cycle Annual Plant Height Tall, over 36"
Planting Time Fall Seed Variety Mix
Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Tall, over 36"
Planting Time Fall
Seed Variety Mix

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Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 5"W x 1.5"H


First succession of food forest!

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full value

This product came weighed to order in a strong plastic bag. Well marked and with specific percentages of seed content. My bag with a few extra onces.

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establishes well, germinates promptly

where our soils have been seriously degraded due to drought, I've tilled, added a little bit of homemade soil, and sewn these seeds, what used to be a spotty, bug infested lawn is now teaming with life and beneficial insects, even survived our coldest, hardest freeze so far in texas in the 'teens, The spacing is really dependent on what you're trying to get out of this mix, if your soil is seriously degraded then more dense planting makes a lot of sense, but if your land is irrigated, or at least workable, it makes sense to space plants out for better air circulation, improved microclimates, and thicker root systems with more potential for harvest of the cover crop

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I like the mix very much

I have been buying this mix the past 3 years. Germination is always very good and healthy results.

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Comments on planting

Just used and 1) glad someone called out need for inoculant. Would have bought without. 2) Coverage is a joke. Found 2lb/250 square feet needed. 3) Inoculant calls for 133ML of water - really now. Also no specification of ratio of inoculant to seed....Back to you when the cover grows.

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