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Any one going to plant a cover crop to stop weeds and create mulch in the  hot weather and where to get the seeds at a cheap price.

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I would also love to know. We have scrub turkey problems, so any straw mulch is a huge attractor for them. I have planted bird seed in the past but I am not sure I was happy with the results?

 Here are some of the plants used for cover crop and sunn hemp adds nitrogen to the soil.

https://hosstools.com/product/sunn-hemp/

Many cover crop seeds are trageted for sewing in cole weather...

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GrowVetiver

Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.


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