Legumes are excellent cover crops that includes beans, vetch, clover, and alfalfa, all of which supply nitrogen to the soil through rhizobial bacteria. Legumes will easily improve soil health, reduces fertilization needs, and increases crop yields. Other cover crop benefits include erosion control, organic matter and moisture conservation.
Sweet clover can grow nearly anywhere under most conditions. Our favorite clover because it is more versatile than other clovers at nitrogen fixating, erosion control and attracting beneficial insects.