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shaded food plot?

Old 10-07-2007, 08:28 AM
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are there any plants that will grow in heavily shaded woods?
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Old 10-07-2007, 04:19 PM
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ferns?
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Old 10-08-2007, 08:56 AM
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Use a chainsaw and thin the canopy by taking out a few trees and use a clover blend. If you are in the dry part of the country it will do well with 4-6 hour of sun.
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Old 10-08-2007, 09:07 AM
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Its all going to depend on how much shade you are talking about. If it is a thick canopy and you just want to plant an old road or something then I don't think you are going to have much luck. An excavator and dozer will be your friend.
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