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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 G. Kins Catinthehat, WA

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Well the rain returned before I could turn the soil. About cover crops: White clover seems to be a promising one for me. I have heard of using turnips and I mixed some in... they are growing very well but getting rid of them requires machinery. If not chopped fine they persist they dont rot unless tilled well. I can solarize the clover maybe or maybe it is somewhat compatible with corn and pumpkins. The oats lodged too much. Rye is great but also requires machinery at some point. I suppose my rototiller could handle rye and mustard under a ft tall. I get better results with the broadfork. Pretty sure it actually sets my soil back using the tiller.

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