These native seed mixes are designed to increase plant diversity and wildlife interest as well as stabilize soils along your stream, pond or bluff. Cover crop seeds are good for keeping disturbed soils covered. When mixed with native seed mixes they act as a nurse crop, protecting tender seedlings. 4 oz Coverage amounts listed in each description.
Riparian Buffer Mix
16 oz/$38, 4 oz/$11
A diverse mix of upland and wetland grasses and forbs with extensive wildlife and pollinator value. Provides food and cover for many of our songbirds, pheasants, deer and turkey.
4 oz covers approximately 500 ft2.
Contains: Virginia Wildrye, Tioga Deertongue, ‘Southlow’ Big Bluestem, Indiangrass, ‘Shelter’ Switchgrass, Blackeyed Susan, Blue Vervain, Swamp Milkweed, Golden Alexanders, New England Aster, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod, Lance Leaved Aster, Purplestem Aster, Wild Bergamot, Boneset, Common Sneezeweed.
Height: 1-9 ft
For best results mix 6 oz of common rye cover crop for every 4 oz of Riparian Buffer Mix.
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