Susan Turner, Surrey: Our soil is light, so we don't dig until spring but we sow green manure to stop the goodness leaching away.
What does GM stand for?
GM stands for Green Manure
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Introduction to Green Manures - Sat, Sept 27, 10am-1pm (PS5); ?
Efforts to use various sources of green manure in order to address soil fertility problems are widely documented.
After harvesting, dig the plants into the soil to provide green manure.
Do not dig it over, but sow green manure on the empty ground - this will prevent loss of nutrients and protect the soil from the winter weather ?
Historically, green manure can be traced to the original fallow cycle of crop rotation, where we waited and alternated soil and crops.
I am glad that I had finished turning in my green manure and these large clumps of earth could be attacked by these frosts and when they thaw they will crumble into friable, soft soil.
Green manure is a crop used primarily as a soil amendment and a nutrient source for future crops.