Especially valuable for its release of phosphorus, buckwheat also contributes a significant amount of organic matter. Very competitive with weeds, good for improving the soil. Can also be planted for consumption. Grain-like seeds have a nutty rich flavor. Can grow two crops in the north. Bees love Buckwheat! Good bugs love buckwheat! Seed when the ground is well warmed and after last spring frost; it has no frost tolerance. To plant it for consuming you can plant and harvest the seeds to eat sprouted or cooked like rice. To use a cover crop you plant the seed for your soil improvement instead of to harvest for consumption. When June planted, in 35 days it is waist high, in bloom, and ready to mow or weed whack the tops down and allow to compost in place as a covering. Do not till, dig or plow the cover crop into the soil. It will benefit the soil more to allow it to decompose in place and cover it with wood chip mulch to help add nitrogen to your soil. Just sow some seeds in thick clumps across your garden bed after harvesting an annual crop and buckwheat will help improve your next vegetable gardening season.
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