Translation of vetch in Spanish:


algarroba, n.

Pronunciation /vɛtʃ//vɛtʃ/


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    algarroba feminine
    • After you prepare a seed bed in your future tomato plot, plant the vetch, either by broadcasting or in shallow furrows at the rate of an ounce of seed per 10 square feet.
    • Buckwheat, mustard, rape, or fast-growing legumes, such as vetches or crimson clover, can be used.
    • Plant vetch and winter rye as a cover crop on bare soil and protect remaining produce with row cover as October frosts approach.
    • Sometimes, instead of a multi-year hayfield, Moyer will just use hairy vetch or a vetch / oats mix as a cover crop between the summer wheat harvest and corn planting the following spring.
    • My vetch and oat cover crops look like they'll make it into the winter with sufficient growth to survive the cold.