Include a small proportion of white Dutch clover
in your grass seed mix, especially on poor or compacted soils.
Deer wander into the meadow, stop to drink at the creek, and sometimes come up to browse on the white Dutch clover
we planted over the drain field near the house.
We have planted white Dutch clover
as a way to keep the ground from eroding or turning to mud.
After vegetables are harvested, spade several inches of manure into beds and sow seeds of white Dutch clover
or winter rye to grow as a cover crop.
To avoid an appalling amount of work and expense, and as the easiest means of preventing weeds from overwhelming your new trees, new shrubs, and you, first establish a dense sod of Dutch clover
(after liming, after fertilizing, and after laying a drip-irrigation system for trees and shrubs, and an optional spray system for the clover).