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( Growing alfalfa in a small patch is easy and fun. Alfalfa is known for its health benefits. Consider growing a patch! Be sure to subscribe to Green Talk’s newsletter: http:– Follow GT on Twitter: http– Chat with us on http:– Don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest: http:– Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsUpside Down Tomato Grower – Can You Prune Tomato Plants ?Instructions for Building Hydroponic Plant Grower : Hydroponic GardeningHow to start growing hydroponics from seeds with rockwool cubesAquaponics Rocks ( Growing Medium ) Wash Install Plant – $40 Aquaponics – Barrelponics Made EasyAVA Master Grower course # AVAGrowing a Backyard Vegetable Garden in Phoenix , Arizona

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  • juan de la cruz 1 year ago

    are these same as alfalfa sprouts? left to grow.

  • Jean-Louis Blackburn 1 year ago

    I'm using alfalfa because it's a robust herb and stabilizes soil, plus makes great mulch when mowed. I also plant it around my trees, where I don't mow, to add a little lushness to the foot.

  • Karla Yazuri 1 year ago

    you should post a video of how to grow alfalfa, do you have a video of maybe another plant that I can use to grow the alfalfa

  • CACTUS48 1 year ago

    I buy Alfalfa Hay bails for the deer in he winter time, they like it…
    The deer are good friends…

  • fruitpunch 1 year ago

    The flavor is best in early spring when the temps are still cool, I eat mine in salads. I love the flavor, tastes like raw green beans.

  • Charlie Tuna 1 year ago

    I don't grow with it but thanks to your video I'm now certain a local farmer does. I just located a main food source for the whitetail deer I'll be hunting this week. thank you

  • Anthony Newman 1 year ago

    Let's see where is FEMA region zone 6?

  • John Grimes 1 year ago

    Yes I was wondering if you can harvest the seed for indoor sprouting

  • made segovia 1 year ago

    Alfalfa. Es. Bonito

  • MsTokies 1 year ago

    +Green Talk did you try to harvest the alfalfa seed?

  • Ethan Holmes 1 year ago

    I'm a bearded dragon breeder and I'm growing to feed my reptiles such as my bearded dragons it's good stuff.

  • mortisha allagebordo 1 year ago

    I am gonna grow me some of that shit for my guinea pigs they would so love me for ever and making a tea is a capital idea too

  • BeerZerkeraidian 1 year ago

    Alfalfa is a broad leaf plant not a grass. Hay is a combination of grass and Alfalfa pure Alfalfa or pure grass and can be mixed some times mixed with clover. and is used as livestock feed, for animals such as Cattle sheep goats and chickens and so on.

  • fun Masti 1 year ago

    What about alot of other food stuff which we already have in this entire world!!! Why why why such humans starts eating that ALFAFA GRASS … Ohhh man!! r u guys normal?????

  • Carol Adams 1 year ago

    does anyone grow it for seeds for sprouts?

  • Travisaspen fulangag 1 year ago

    how do you plant it? I have seed but don't know how to plant it.. do I bury them or just place them on top of the soil??

  • shahzad aram 1 year ago

    alfalfa is grass or plant ? can this be fed to goats

  • Tribute to 1776 1 year ago

    Anyway you can tell me how deep the roots get?

  • Green Talk 1 year ago

    Joy, it depends where you live. I only cut 2x a year. It doesn't make the best mulch when dried. If you want something to put in your compost, use comfrey. The plant gets really big (3 feet by 3 feet.)

    Alfafla is pretty hardy and doesn't need alot of care. I may have a picture of its bloom but they are really dainty. If you grow it, I would grow it make compost tea, eat, or give to animals as feed. I only grow it to eat or make compost tea. It doesn't seem to be invasive.

  • Joy Story 1 year ago

    Thanks for your video. I would like to grow alfalfa for using as mulch in my garden and for putting it into my compost piles. If I grow a patch of alfalfa, how many times can I expect to cut it down to ground level each growing season? What soil conditions does it prefer? Does it require a good soil or a lot of care or water to grow. Do you have any pictures of it flowering. Can it become invasive? Have you heard of anyone growing it for this purpose? Thanks for your comments.