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ANCIENT GRAINS            
- Teff  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   Insect Pollinated
CHINESE / ASIAN VEGETABLES            

- Bok Choy
Pak Choi        
Gai Choi
Hong Vit
Tatsoi

  Sow Seed   LIKES: Beans, Celery, Coriander, Cucumber, Onion, Pea, Potato, Tomato    
DISLIKESStrawberry  
 
|Cross-Pollinating; will cross with bok choy, turnip, pak choi, & all other varieties of chinese cabbage; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
Corn   Sow Seed   LIKES: Pumpkin, Squash, ZucchiniLettuce  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other corn varieties; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 2klm apart.  Insect & Wind Pollinated
 
EDIBLE FLOWERS & FLOWERS            
- Sunflower   Sow Seed   LIKESSquash, Cucumber, Zucchini, Pumpkin    DISLIKES:  Potato  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other sunflower varieties.  Insect Pollinated
 
FRUIT / TREES            
- Cape Gooseberry   Sow Seed  
LIKESYarrow, Pine & Oak Trees
 
  Insect Pollinated
- Carob  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   Insect Pollinated
- Rosella  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   Insect Pollinated
Ginger / Galangal   Plant Root  
LIKESGalangal, Turmeric, Cardamon
 
  n.a.
GREEN MANURE / FIELD CROP            
- Ancient Grain Carbon Crop  
Sow Seed
 
  Attracts predator insects to the garden
- Barley   Sow Seed  
Used for food, fodder, as a green manure crop or for straw.  Beneficial for adding bulk organic matter & controlling nematodes in the soil.
  
- Beneficial Insect Blend   Sow Seed  
Extremely useful for increasing pollination in both orchards & vegetable gardens.  
 
- Buckwheat   Sow Seed  
Useful for adding both nutrients & carbon to the soil.  Also useful for attracting beneficial insects, including bees to aid in pollination.  
 
- Butterfly Pea   Sow Seed  
An attractive way to encourage butterflies into the garden
 
- Chicken Grazing Mix   Sow Seed  
A beneficial mix of hardy greens to give to your feathered friends. 
 
- Green Manure (Spring / Summer)   Sow Seed  
Used as a green manure crop, plants are best dug back into the soil when the leaves are still fresh & green after approx. 8 weeks after planting
 
- Khorasan  
Sow Seed
 
  Beneficial for adding bulk organic matter to the soil.  
- Lab Lab Bean   Sow Seed  
Due to its deep root system down to 2m it is capable of extracting a wide range of nutrients & is useful for breaking up hard, compacted soils. As a green manure crop it is useful in fixing nitrogen & adding organic matter back into the soil. 
 
- Medic   Sow Seed  
Commonly used as a cover crop & ideal for using as a living mulch.  Beneficial for adding nitrogen & other nutrients to the soil, suppressing weeds & preventing erosion.  
 
- Millet  
Sow Seed
 
  Commonly used as a soil conditioner for a wide range of soils.  
- Mustard   Sow Seed  
Used as green manure crop in controlling nematodes & fungal diseases such as fusarium & verticillium, as well as adding organic matter to the soil.  
 
- Oats   Sow Seed  
Beneficial for adding bulk organic matter & controlling nematodes in the soil.
 
- Sunflower   Sow Seed  
An attractive way to supplement your chooks diet. Simply select a plot, broadcast seed, allow to grow & harvest seed heads placing directly into pen or hanging indoors.  A welcome & nutritious treat!
 
- Vetch   Sow Seed  
Commonly used as a fodder crop or for green manure adding nitrogen & organic matter to the soil & suppressing weeds, as well as attracting beneficial insects to the garden.  
 
HERB            
- Basil   Sow Seed   LIKES: Apricot, Asparagus, Cucumber, Fennel, Tomato    DISLIKES: Rue  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of basil; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 50m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Black Cumin   Sow Seed  
Flowers attract beneficial insects esp. parasitic wasps & predatory flies, which then will hunt insect pests on nearby crops.  LIKES:  all Brassicas incl. Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale, Kohl Rabi, Turnip, Swede, Beetroot, Cucumber, Potato 
 
  Cross-Pollinating.  Insect Pollinated
- Tarragon  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.    Insect Pollinated
Mustard Green   Sow Seed   LIKES: Fruit Trees (to assist growth)  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with Chinese Mustard & other mustards; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.
Insect Pollinated

 
Rhubarb (crown)   Plant Crown   LIKESOnion, Garlic, Cabbage, Kale, Broccoli, Turnip, Cauliflower  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of rhubarb.   Insect Pollinated
 
SALAD GREENS            
- Dandelion  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   n.a
- Rocket   Sow Seed  
LIKES Bush Bean, Beetroot, Celery, Cucumber, Dill, Lettuce, Mint, Nasturtium, Onion, Potato, Rosemary, Spinach, Thyme.    DISLIKESStrawberry
 
  Cross-Pollinating.  Will cross with other varieties of rocket.  Insect Pollinated
Turmeric  
Plant Root
 
  n.a.   n.a.