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Our most recent article, as published in the Mt. Democrat newspaper:

 

CoverCrop

USING COVER CROPS
by Sue McDavid
UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County

When the word "crops" is used, many immediately think of something edible. However, cover crops are used to replenish soil so that during the next growing season, healthy and vigorous plants will be the norm. Fall is a perfect time to begin sowing cover crops, also sometimes referred to as a green manure.

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