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#3374876 - 09/26/13 07:51 AM Re: What will grow in the shade [Re: southernhunter]
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Nothing does well in shade, but remember trees will lose their leaves in early November. Grazing rye or wheat will do well just about anywhere once the leaves are off. And in a small, now-shaded areas with little ground prep, I would recommend grain rye.
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#3374909 - 09/26/13 08:17 AM Re: What will grow in the shade [Re: southernhunter]
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We have planted Turnips, Clover and Marshal Rye. I also have a new sponsor on my show Beaty Fertilizer in Cleveland. They have a developed a fertilizer specifically for food plots. You can see pictures of it at http://www.tonysandersoutdoors.com.
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#3376869 - 09/27/13 02:40 PM Re: What will grow in the shade [Re: Tony Sanders]
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Beaty Fertilizer is the bomb. They have a great selection of organic supplies and anything else you could ever want.
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#3378563 - 09/28/13 11:36 PM Re: What will grow in the shade [Re: DntBrnDPig]
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I took a short clip of my bow plot today ill try to post . it's in full shade And looks good . It's a mixture of winter rye ,winter wheat and a bag of throw in grow . Best thing is I am greeting lots of pics off it with the trail cam

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#3381386 - 09/30/13 05:58 PM Re: What will grow in the shade [Re: 51 pointer]
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some shade is good, most is not, but clover thrives in partial because the sun cant burn it as badly. My choice is wheat and clover and wheat does well in pind clearings and always favors some shade in the winter...........at least if produces. Photos below.....











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#3383449 - 10/01/13 08:02 PM Re: What will grow in the shade [Re: southernhunter]
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Any cool season once the leaves drop, sow it now
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#3384476 - 10/02/13 12:16 PM Re: What will grow in the shade [Re: a retrohillbilly]
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I have a similar situation... Partial sunlight in the woods. I'm gonna get some winter wheat and rye, try to turn the ground a little with a blade, Lyme it well and sow it before the leaves fall. I'll post pictures when it's all said and done. Hoping it'll work out
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#3384542 - 10/02/13 12:55 PM Re: What will grow in the shade [Re: G_Man]
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I would sow it before the first frost
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