Cover Crop: Wild Grasses

This wild grasses cover crop is a mix of indigenous grass seeds to be used as mulch or grass cover for bare earth. Includes Eragrostis Curvula (weeping lovegrass), Rhodesgrass, Teff, and Smutsfinger (no…get your mind out the gutter, it’s a perennial summer grass that enjoys wet conditions)



Perfectly suited to farmland your garden alike, cover crops control erosion, increase water filtration, add nutrients to soil, and contribute to the development of the humic layer. 

Benefits of cover crops

  • Good source of minerals.
  • Adds biomass.
  • Fixes nitrogen.
  • Feeds micro organisms.
  • Controls harmful nematodes.
  • Retains moisture.
  • Nitrogen scavenger.
  • Excellent weed suppression.
  • Low water usage.
  • drought tolerable.
  • provides biomass.
  • Attracts beneficial insects.
  • Earthworm “heaven”.
  • Used to break up heavy clay and condition soil.
  • Sunflowers are phyto-remediators and can be used to extract and remove excess heavy elements from the soil mass.
  • Heat tolerant.
  • Rich macro and micro nutrients.
  • Good forage crop.
  • Attractive host crop for nematodes.
  • Fast sprouting and rapid growing.

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150g, 500g


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