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GarrySGarryS Posts: 13
I have just bought some Green Manure seeds today which can be sown March-June or July-September for over wintering and I wondered if any body has any tips on successfully using this on there allotment ?


  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 14,382

    Sorry, looks as though no-one knows. There is this site from the RHS.

    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • GarrySGarryS Posts: 13
    Thanks for your help Busy-Lizzie. I'll have a look at that site.
  • LeggiLeggi Posts: 489
    I used buck wheat in July last year after doing the basic soil conditioning, it's a new plot so needed a lot of digging over and hard work. It was dug back in to the soil towards the end of last year, this year is our first growing season so we've yet to find out how well it's done. We chose to use it as we didn't want the beds sitting empty whilst we worked on other things and it can't have done any harm. Sorry I can't be more use than that.
  • GarrySGarryS Posts: 13
    Thank you everyone for your advice. That RHS site was useful too.
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