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Grazing on Chicory 2

Posted on September 15, 2010 by Original Touch Seeds

Chicory - Good for us all

Ummm me want chicory

Did you know that chicory is not just a very tasty to us humans.  We may go a little crazy and use it as an alternative to lettuce and something to add a bit of spice to a salad, but recent studies have shown that sheep benefit from grazing on chicory when it is sown within grass and used as a grazing crop.  Farmers Weekly recently published an article in which chicory was praised as it has proven to be a far more resiliant crop than grass alone.  Read the rest of this entry →


Lawn Seed – July Best Seller 0

Posted on July 28, 2010 by Original Touch Seeds

I don’t Lawn seedknow about you but when I used to visit Spain or Italy I would always be really impressed with the condition of the lawns in the hotels and various public areas.  It was always healthy, green and well cut.  I used to wonder why my lawn at home was never as good. Why would my grass always turn brown after 3 days of sunshine and why was theirs a lush dark green in the middle of August ? Read the rest of this entry →




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