GREEN MANURE / FIELD CROP


ALFALFA (LUCERNE) - HUNTER RIVER

ALFALFA (LUCERNE) - HUNTER RIVER

Heirloom being one of the first fodder plants to be domesticated. Alfalfa (also known as lucerne) is a flowering legume in the pea family resembling

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AMARANTH

AMARANTH

Originating with the Ancient Aztecs. Hardy plant to 1m with both leaf & grain used in salads, and cooked dishes. Higher in protein (18%) than wheat

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ANCIENT GRAIN CARBON CROP

ANCIENT GRAIN CARBON CROP

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** A mix of rye, oats, spelt, quinoa, buckwheat & amaranth effectively used as a cover crop for digging back into

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BARLEY

BARLEY

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** An ancient grain commonly used for food, fodder, as a green manure crop or for straw. Beneficial for adding bulk organic matter

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BENEFICIAL INSECT BLEND

BENEFICIAL INSECT BLEND

Highly useful for attracting the predator insects to the garden. An attractive & colourful mix of flowers, herbs & vegetables designed to be irresist

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BROAD BEAN

BROAD BEAN

(Vicia faba) Useful as a green manure crop adding carbon & nitrogen to the soil & improving friability Best dug back in the soil when leaves are stil

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BUCKWHEAT

BUCKWHEAT

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** Excellent green manure crop useful for adding both nutrients & carbon to the soil. Also useful for attracting beneficial insect

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BUTTERFLY PEA

BUTTERFLY PEA

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** Fast growing, climbing plant producing attractive pinkish / blue flowers in mid to late Summer. May be grown on a trellis in th

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CHICKEN GRAZING MIX

CHICKEN GRAZING MIX

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** A beneficial mix of hardy greens to give to your feathered friends. Either broadcast in pen & section off until grown, or grow

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CHICORY - GIANT CHIOGGIA

CHICORY - GIANT CHIOGGIA

(Cichorium intybus) Italian heirloom. Long, green indented leaves with mild flavour. Young leaves used in salads or cooked like spinach. Mature pl

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CLOVER - WHITE

CLOVER - WHITE

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** Annual. Deep-rooted ground cover useful for fixing nitrogen in the soil, & for attracting tachinid flies, ground beetles and pa

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FENUGREEK

FENUGREEK

(Trigonella foenumgraecum) Annual. Attractive plant to 60cm tall with small round leaves and yellow / white flowers producing long, yellow seed pods

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FIELD PEA

FIELD PEA

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** (Pisum sativum) Heirloom & one of the oldest domesticated crops. Used as a cool season fodder or green manure crop grown throug

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FODDER BEET

FODDER BEET

(Beta vulgaris) Also known as ’Mangel’ & traditionally widely used across Europe as cattle feed as early as 1500‘s. Includes Red Mammoth, Giant White

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GREEN MANURE MIX (Autumn / Winter)

GREEN MANURE MIX (Autumn / Winter)

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** Ready made mix used as a broadcast green manure crop useful for nitrogen fixing, controlling weeds & breaking up compacted soils

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GREEN MANURE MIX (Spring / Summer)

GREEN MANURE MIX (Spring / Summer)

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** Beneficial mix of Alfalfa (Lucerne), Beetroot, Broad Bean, Lab Lab Bean, Endive, Medic, Millet - White, Mustard, Purslane, Radis

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HERBAL LEY FOR PASTURE ANIMALS

HERBAL LEY FOR PASTURE ANIMALS

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** Modern pastures of today are often lacking the wide variety of beneficial herbs & grasses which were present in traditional fiel

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KHORASAN GRAIN

KHORASAN GRAIN

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** (Triticum persicum) Ancient grain believed to have originated in the fertile crescent. Beneficial for adding bulk organic matt

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LAB LAB BEAN

LAB LAB BEAN

(Lablab purpureus) Heirloom native to Africa & one of the most ancient crops. Also known as 'Poor Man's Bean'. A very versatile plant producing edib

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LUPIN

LUPIN

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** Attractive plant producing edible, dry seed. Commonly used as green manure crop adding nitrogen, phosphorus & organic matter to

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MEDIC

MEDIC

(Medicago truncatula) Annual legume plant to 40cm high with yellow flowers. Commonly used as a cover crop & ideal for using as a living mulch. Bene

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MILLET - WHITE FRENCH

MILLET - WHITE FRENCH

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** Annual, clumping grass to 1m high producing edible, highly nutritious, non-acid seed. Commonly used as green manure adding orga

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MUSTARD MIX (Nematode Control)

MUSTARD MIX (Nematode Control)

(Brassica juncea, Brassica alba, Brassica nigra, Brassica japonica) Specially designed mix of mustard greens for use as green manure crop in controll

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OATS

OATS

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** An ancient grain commonly used for food, fodder, as a green manure crop or for straw. Beneficial for adding bulk organic matter

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RED CLOVER

RED CLOVER

(Trifolium pratense) Biennial, ground cover producing abundant, leafy growth and pink-purple flowers. Medicinal herb, soil improver (adds nitrogen),

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RYE GRAIN (Organic)

RYE GRAIN (Organic)

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** (Secale cereale) An ancient grain dating back to 1800 BC commonly used for food, fodder & as a green manure crop. Much smaller

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SOY BEAN

SOY BEAN

(Glycine max) An excellent fodder or green manure crop for hot, humid areas adding nitrogen & carbon back to the soil. Also useful in controlling we

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SPELT GRAIN (Organically Grown)

SPELT GRAIN (Organically Grown)

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** (Triticum spelta) Persian heirloom dating back thousands of years. Produces versatile grain which is low in gluten & has a low

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SUB CLOVER

SUB CLOVER

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** (Trifolium subterraneum) Commonly used as a cover crop or 'living mulch' fixing nitrogen & other nutrients into the soil, suppr

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SUNFLOWER SEED

SUNFLOWER SEED

(Helianthus annuus) An attractive way to suppliment your chooks diet. Simply select a plot, broadcast seed, allow to grow & harvest seed heads placi

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SUNFLOWER SEED (Organically Grown)

SUNFLOWER SEED (Organically Grown)

(Helianthus annuus) An attractive way to suppliment your chooks diet. Simply select a plot, broadcast seed, allow to grow & harvest seed heads placi

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TURNIP - MAMMOTH PURPLE TOP

TURNIP - MAMMOTH PURPLE TOP

(Brassica rapa) Globe shaped root. Commonly used in cooking with excellent flavour, as fodder crop or for green manure. When left to mature also at

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VETCH

VETCH

(Vicia villosa) High protein seed on bush with attractive, purple flowers. Self-seeding. Best used as a green manure crop adding nitrogen & organic

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