Clair Keene, a researcher at The Pennsylvania State University, and her colleagues wanted to find the perfect time to crimp-kill a cover crop: grown long enough to make biomass adequate to suppress weeds, but not far enough along to make seeds.
Make Room for Pollinators in Your Garden Plans
Winter’s only now settling in, but soon we’ll all be poring over seed catalogs with visions of spring gardens dancing in our heads. This year, why not plan with pollinators in mind? The Kerr Center’s “Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Landscape” page is a good place to start.