Red Clover , Soil, and the Holistic Agriculture Library

Red Clover , Soil, and the Holistic Agriculture Library

The first line of text you read when you go to the Holistic Agriculture Library is “Health begins in the soil” . This amazing on-line resource provides dozens of books and articles on soil providing information galore and preserving many out of print books on the subject. ( http://www.soilandhealth.org/01aglibrary/01aglibwelcome.html ) Red clover (Trifolium pratense) as well as being an important medicinal plant, is an excellent cover crop for improving soil by providing nitrogen fixation, reducing erosion and by sending down deep roots to mine out minerals that increase soil fertility. Click on the photo to learn more about Red Clover from the Oregon Clover Commission.

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One thought on “Red Clover , Soil, and the Holistic Agriculture Library

  1. I recently ordered some Red Clover to be used as a green manure in the vegetable garden. Thanks for sharing what looks to be a terrific resource.

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