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can i plant winter rye in MA and then just leave it?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by jmc, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. jmc

    jmc Songster

    Jul 22, 2008
    South Central MA
    Wouldn't plant it till fall of course. but could i just leave it the next season as a ground cover, to give soft stuff for my ducks' feet? or maybe it dies back? i know there are other things i could do, but i just wanted to ask about this..............
  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    I would give it a try. I have had extra seed that I threw out in the yard and have noticed the following growing: RYE,WHEAT,FLAX,OAT,SORGHUM,MILLET.

    I like having those grow far more than all the weeds,lol.

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