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Postby jpuff » Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:27 am

I'm thinking about putting in a small food plot behind my house. But i dont't knowe when the best time to start it. Does anyone know when is the best time to start one? And which one has someone had the best luck with? Because I know there are alot of different ones out there. And I dont want to wast my time and money on something thats not going to work.
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Postby SJohnson » Wed Mar 24, 2010 6:22 am

I planted Imperial Clover behind my house and it looks great!! Greenest part of my yard...hahaha

The bags will tell you when to plant and if you call they are very helpful... I actually had a trailer of horse dung brought in which I spread over my plot before I tilled it up... I also bought lime and limed it up real good...

If you are serious about growing a nice plot you need to get a soil test done... Take a few samples of soil and put them in a bag and take it to Sothern States, they can perform the test and let you know exactly what you need to do to get the soil perfect for growing deer food...!!
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Postby adaye » Wed Mar 24, 2010 6:33 am

For the Maryland area April is the time to put in the plots or fall can be anywhere from late August to early Oct.

As mentioned before soil prep is the key to a quality food plot.

Tried a few differnt plots the best results have always come from plain old clover.
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Postby MyWildlifeProperty » Mon Aug 30, 2010 3:16 pm

I like turnips or rape for a smaller food plot. The seed is inexpensive and goes a long ways.

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Re: Plot

Postby jpuff » Mon Aug 30, 2010 4:06 pm

when is a good time to plant the turnips? is it to late in hte year or is that something you have to do in the beginning of the year?
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