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If you’re trying to improve your soil or looking for a hardy, easy to grow groundcover — look no further!
Clover is the answer! Clovers can provide numerous benefits to your soil and garden. Clovers are a natural fertilizer, eliminating the need to have to use store bought products. It’s cheaper to seed and they provide natural fertilizer to your soil. Clovers are hardy and are great options for areas that might be too shady or poorly drained. Another major benefit of planting Clover is attracting pollinators to your garden. The birds and the bees love clover and we know how beneficial they are to our ecosystem!
Dutch White Clover is one of the most popular clovers used in lawns, but also has many other uses. Plant this perennial clover as a cover crop, groundcover, for erosion control or in your pasture mixture. The elegant, white flowers create a sweeping carpet of white. (Trifolium repens) Learn More →
Strawberry clover is a low-growing perennial used as a green manure and cover crop, particularly among perennials. Deep tap roots condition soil while stolons (horizontal roots) spread to form a dense mat of sod excellent for weed suppression. Pink flowers attract bumble bees, honey bees and other pollinators. Ideal groundcover beneath fruiting trees and vines. (Trifolium fragiferum) Learn More →
Plant Yellow Blossom Clover as a cover crop to bring potassium, phosphorus and nitrogen to the surface of the soil. This drought-resistant clover is a vigorous grower, withstanding many conditions. (Melilotus officinalis) Learn More →
This legume is a vigorous, easy-to-grow clover that will produce large, white blooms. White Clover is often planted in the western part of the US as both a spring and fall cover crop. Perennial. (Trifolium repens) Learn More →
Berseem clover suppresses weeds, prevents erosion, and fixes nitrogen in the soil. Often called the “king of forage” Berseem germinates rapidly, grows quickly, and produces abundant biomass which breaks down to replenish organic matter. Attracts pollinators and other beneficial insects. A green manure crop that does not re-seed in the garden. (Trifolium alexandrinum) Learn More →
Crimson Clover’s strawberry-red blooms add fun color to any meadow. Growing to be 24-36” tall, we recommend planting this variety at the front of the garden or meadow. Not to be confused with the tough perennial red clovers that can take over a meadow, Crimson Clover is a non-invasive annual that can help enhance your soil and attract pollinators to the garden or meadow. Gorgeous on its own or paired with other wildflowers. Annual. Learn More →
Arrowleaf clover is an annual, winter cover crop for southeastern states. A deep root system conditions soils and fixes nitrogen. Plants remain productive over a long growing season in spring. Abundant white to pink flowers attract bumblebees and other pollinators. Plants re-seed readily if allowed to mature. (Trifolium vesiculosum) Learn More →
White Ladino Clover is one of the most popular white clovers in the US. It has high nutritious value, is vigorous and easy-to-grow, making it popular for pastures. White Ladino Clover is also used as a cover crop. Perennial. (Trifolium repens) Learn More →
Medium Red Clover is a legume that is perfect for planting as a cover crop to loosen soil, or to provide nourishment to crops in between seasons. Short-Lived Perennial. (Trifolium pratense) Learn More →