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Glentoranmark try your local garden centre as they will give all the advice you need. I sowed it last year but found it very hard to dig back into the ground i probably sowed it too thick,will try again this year but on a smaller bed.ps did u hear the score last nite
At your allotment site do they have a shop? i think different green manure seeds are good for different things, i grew field beans last year which i was getting ready to dig and then my husband spootted them and ate them. Should say on thepackets what they are good for
Thank you all for your help, that greenmure.co.uk site very helpful I have orderd some seed I have to say I went to classes to learn how to cut and paste but am none the wiser can do most other things on pc but that has got me beat
This is a pretty straightforward guide...and click on the link, it should work!
Sorry I am a bit late thanking you for web site for copy and paste it is so good got a bit carred away you are kind
but back to green manure...
you can bye rye grass seed online
Just sown Phacelia on manured bed and un manured bed 10 days ago and just going to sow Caliente Mustard as Green Manure to cover beds so the weeds cant start
As this is my first sowing I cant give you any feed back yet
Be bold and take a chance.....confidence !!
I have bought a packet of Autumn mix green manure it contains 15% Crimson clover 20% Broad leaf clover 30% Westerwolths rye and 35% WhitetTilney mustard it cost 2.40 for 100g to cover 20 sqm hope that will help I am on a deep bed system.
Hello , used Green Manure last year for first time , it worked but was hard work digging it in
I have bought some more for over wintering it is Thompson & Morgan green manure mix a good all round one if you are un sure what to use , however , the last recommend sowing for winter is September for this one
another allotment holder sows mustard seed
best of luck what ever you do
Hello. Used green manure for the last 5 years on my allotment, vast improvment, just sow .strimmer down in spring, dig in, I use a company called . The grass seed store, ltd, online, first class expert advice, (Rusty bucket)
Russell never thought of using strimer what a Brillant idea
I get my Green manure seeds from Kings