Is there a 'pretty' cover crop for raised beds?

prairiemoon2 z6 MASeptember 17, 2006


I wanted to sow a cover crop and leave it in place over the winter, in my 4x4 raised beds. I was hoping for something pretty, that might turn a pretty dark maroon, or some such. Anyone have any ideas?


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Crimson clover is gorgeous when it blooms in the spring, and the bees love it. The foliage is green through the winter though.

Here is a link that might be useful: Crimson clover photos

    Bookmark   September 27, 2006 at 8:20PM
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prairiemoon2 z6 MA

Terri, thanks for the suggestion. I think I am going to try it.


    Bookmark   September 29, 2006 at 11:03AM
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