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Talihina, OK

October 26, 2009
12:34 PM

Post #7209366

I like to grow the crimson clover here in SE Oklahoma it is used often as a cover crop along the highways and other steep banks and I presume that it must be planted by some Goverment agentcy or other..But whoever plants it is very beautiful when in bloom (May). I plant it in my yard to have something green in an otherwise brown Bermuda grass lawn..It is about the cheapest of all the clover seed I have found .I get mine at the local Farmer's co-op in Poteau Ok

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Milton, MA
(Zone 6a)

October 26, 2009
12:55 PM

Post #7209423

That's beautiful!!!!
Rohnert Park, CA

October 26, 2009
2:48 PM

Post #7209763

Beautiful Uncle Joe! Funny this week's edition included cover crops because I was going to ask you about them. Then you posted this information. LOL Love, Ira
Talihina, OK

October 28, 2009
1:49 AM

Post #7215410

Angel4396 You cannot even start to know how suprised I was when you replied to my post I have 50lbs of the crimson Clover seed just waiting till I can get it planted but it is so wet here can't even walk thru the garden ,of course I will have to share with them coonass cousins of yours down in the swamp land ..I can buy it here for 1/2 the price they have to pay ...
Beverly Hills, CA

November 7, 2009
5:00 PM

Post #7250469

First, allow me to offer my most sincere apologies for the delay in replying to comments on this article. We have completed our move. It took a while but I am settled in.

Uncle Joe, that is a BEAUTIFUL picture. How wonderful to have 50 pounds of crimson Clover seed. I don't have a garden in Colorado yet but I hope to soon. I wonder if I can grow a little bit in pots?

Thank you so kindly for sharing the photo.

Blessings to everyone!
Talihina, OK

November 9, 2009
1:02 PM

Post #7255465

A little update I sowed the clover friday I just over sowed the back yard and back veggie garden ,am putting off sowing the front untill more of the leaves fall,then I plan to mulch the leasves and sow the clover on top of them this is how I normally do it more or less

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