Aerial View of Orchard Site – Buckwheat Blooming

On October 8th, the buckwheat cover crop that I had sown a few weeks before in the orchard was in full bloom (on the half we seeded first). ┬áIt was shocking to come up to the orchard and so late in the season be surrounded by bee’s, attracted to the […]

Ground Cover is Appearing

We spread a groundcover of buckwheat, clover and hair vetch. I also added a bit of microbial innoculant to the seed mixture. *Since this post I have learned that the clover seed should be first of mixed with sand because the seeds are so small it is hard to hand […]