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It's tough to tell you what to do. If it's not very weedy and grasses are under control, then maybe frost seeding is the way to go.

I'm assuming any discing would be done in June, which is a tough time to seed clover. Buddy of mine seeded clover in June with buckwheat as the nurse crop and it did VERY well because the BW shaded the clover during the drought conditions that followed.

Give it a frost seeding and see how it pans out.
 

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It could be done now. Again, I have spread clover seed into thatch in mid May, with no soil disturbance, with good results.
 

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Not sure I agree with that. Some guys frost seed their plots every other year with a little seed and their plots stay pretty nice longer.
 

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Never cared much for the commercial blends because they do contain "filler" seeds, like berseem. However, those clovers are the faster starters and give the plot a jump and also help protect the perennial ladinos.

Another thing to note, last time I used Imperial, about 1/3 of the weight of the bag was the limestone seed coating. Very little of the seed is perennial seed.

I thought they do recommend it for frost seeding tho. You may be right about the berseem tho, I never heard that.
 

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RB, I know this has been cover here before.

What Home means is to spray your plot with 1/2 qt per acre of Roundup in the spring. In your area, might be second to third week of May.

This can only be done with a plot that is 3 years old or older. Of course, I did mine at 2 years old and it worked.

Anyway, the RU will kill the grasses coming up, and the clover will appear to die as well. Within 6 weeks, you'll have your clover plot back, and no grasses.

The chicory might/probably will die, not 100% on that.

I have done this once to one of my clover plots and it worked well. Once the RU is sprayed, if you like, you can overseed a bit with clover, if the plot was pretty thin to begin with.

This method is actually covered in the brochure that comes with Roundup or the generic forms.
 

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I had read on another message board that some guys did the same and did not lose their chicory, but don't want to recommend it. I'd hate to have Rooster upset with me. LOL
 
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