Phacelia Green Manure Seeds

Phacelia Tanacetifolia is a quick growing hardy annual green manure that germinates at low temperatures and is ideal for sowing from March until September. It will grow up to 1m in height and is tolerant of cold temperatures and may over-winter if it's not too cold. It suits most soil...

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Caliente Mustard 199 Green Manure Seeds

Caliente Mustard 199 is an excellent green manure that has biofumigant properties. (Biofumigation is the suppression of soil-borne pests & diseases by the release of naturally occurring gases). By combining the lush organic matter with the plants biofumigant properties the activity of beneficial soil microbes is increased, so they can...

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Yellow Trefoil Green Manure Seeds

Yellow Trefoil 'Black Medick' is a low growing green manure that has excellent weed-suppressing properties. It is good at fixing nitrogen and if allowed to flower encourages bees & beneficial insects to the area which in turn pollinate veg crops. Yellow Trefoil is great for interplanting taller crops which have...

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Mustard Green Manure Seeds

Mustard (Sinapsis Alba) is fast-growing green manure that can be sown from March to September. It has a growing period of 1-2 months and can reach 60-90cm tall. This half-hardy annual grows on most soil types but particularly likes fertile ones. It may require additional watering in dry periods especially...

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Spring Mix Green Manure Seeds

Our Spring mix includes Mustard, Tares and Italian Ryegrass which make an excellent combination to grow especially in early spring as they germinate at low temperatures. Mustard Mustard is quick growing and can be sown from March - September for a period of 2-4 months. It suits most soils and...

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Italian Ryegrass Green Manure Seeds

Italian Ryegrass is an annual/biennial grass that is winter hardy and can be grown for up to 2 years but it will require cutting during the growing season to encourage new growth and prevent it going to seed in the 2nd year. It is good at suppressing weeds and although...

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Winter Tares (Vetch) Green Manure Seeds

Winter Tares 'Vicia sativa', also known as 'Vetch' is a hardy annual that can be sown March-May or July-September for over-wintering. It is good at nitrogen-fixing and is extremely competitive against weed suppression, forming an aggressive canopy rapidly on heavier soils but avoid acid or dry soils and dig in...

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Lupins Green Manure Seeds

Lupins 'Blue Sonet' is a hardy annual green manure that can be planted from March to July and is part of the legume family. They suit light sandy acid soils and soils up to pH8 and are a hardworking leguminous plant that has very long tap roots that dredge up...

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Fenugreek Green Manure Seeds

Fenugreek Green Manure is a quick-growing annual that can be ready to dig in 10 weeks from sowing. It can be sown from March to August and performs best on well-drained but slightly heavy soils. It will tolerate lighter ones if they are fairly moist. Fenugreek is an attractive bushy...

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White Clover Green Manure Seeds

White Clover 'Barblanca' makes as excellent long-term green manure. It has good frost tolerance and once established can last from 2-5 years. White Clover makes a good weed suppressant as it produces a fair amount of foliage and is able to fix nitrogen. White Clover 'Barblanca' is a low growing...

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Fodder Radish Green Manure Seeds

Fodder Radish is a very quick growing green manure. It germinates in about 3-10 days depending on soil temperature. It has the ability to draw up nutrients from the subsoil and also penetrate compacted soils with its strong deep-rooting tap root. Fodder radish also produces large amounts of foliage which...

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Buckwheat Green Manure Seeds

Buckwheat is a fast-growing short-term summer green manure that germinates in about 3-5 days. It produces a dense canopy of foliage that smothers & out-competes weeds and once dug into the top layer of soil (15-18cm) rapidly decomposes helping to improve the soils structure & organic matter content so it...

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Crimson Clover Green Manure Seeds

Crimson Clover Green Manure is a good choice for smothering weeds, fixing nitrogen from the air and is a fast-growing bulky green manure. It has deep roots that penetrate the soil and bulky furry foliage that once dug in helps to improve soil structure. It is not always winter hardy...

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Red Clover Green Manure Seeds

Red Clover is a fast growing perennial green manure. It is the best variety of clover for fixing nitrogen from the air, weed suppression & improving soil structure. Its roots penetrate deep into the soil and help to improve its structure by binding soils together (especially light ones) and this...

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Alfalfa Green Manure Seeds

Alfalfa (Lucerne) is a very deep rooting green manure with vigorous roots that can draw up sub-surface minerals and break up soil pans. It is very good for drought-prone soils. It can overwinter once well established and will grow for a year or more. Alfalfa Green Manure dislikes acid or...

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General Mix Green Manure Seeds

This general green manure seed mix consists of Forage Rye, English Early Common Vetch, Minerva Maple Peas and Italian Ryegrass. It is a good all round green manure and is especially useful for those who are new to green manuring and are a little unsure which one to use. It...

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