Saturday, June 21, 2014

Green Materials What is green manure?

Question by Damoni Girl: What is green manure?

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Answer by spiderman
Green manure is a fast-growing crop such as mustard or tares (vetch) planted on to vacant ground. The crop is dug into the soil before it has a chance to produce seed, so the green material rots in the ground and adds fertility to the soil. It is a useful crop anywhere but can be particularly valuable on sandy soil.

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