Cover crops take up space and light, thereby shading the soil and reducing the opportunity for weeds to establish themselves. The soil-loosening effect of deep-rooting green manures also reduces weed population that thrives in compacted soil.
The Common Buckwheat is a grain that can be planted late spring to early summer and improves top soil and an effective choke weed!
Produces heavy amounts of organic matter and suppresses weeds. Piper Sudan grass is a great catch crop for excess nitrogen.