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Big Bluestem Big Four Grasses

Big Bluestem: One of The Big Four Grasses

Big bluestem — a member of the “big four” grasses of the Tallgrass Prairie — is in demand by range managers because it is not seen as much in rangelands as it once was. When Big Bluestem—Latin name Andropogon gerardii—takes...
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Big Four Grasses Indiangrass

The Big Four: Indiangrass

To the untrained eye, the grasses delicately dancing in the wind across the prairies of the heartland may appear all the same, or a mixture of too many to name. However, there are actually four dominant species in the true...
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Erosion Control Reclamation Seed

Hello Nurse Crop

Nurse crops have been used for years, but often are overlooked during the planning process of reclamation seeding. Perennial grasses and forbs are aided by nurse crops because they offer protection as the plants establish. A properly planned nurse crop...
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Reclamation Seed Soil Test Texas Native Plants

Do I Need to Fertilize?

Bamert customers often ask if they should fertilize, or request a fertilization recommendation based on the species of reclamation seed in the blend they’re planting. However, without a soil test, any response would be just a guess.  Results from a...
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Native Grass Seed Texas Native Plants

Where’s My Grass?

There’s nothing more frustrating when checking on ground after planting native grass seed or Texas native plants than to have your gaze met with barren soil. The familiar question is, “Where’s my grass?” As reclamation specialists, Bamert doesn’t just answer...
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Using Buffalograss as a Lawn

If you need a viable drought resistant option for your lawn, it’s time to think about Buffalograss. Here at Bamert, we back Buffalograss because we know your lawn is an important part of your outdoor relaxation and lifestyle. From hosting...
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Conservation Seed Reclamation Seed

Re-establishing Native Vegetation

Part 3: Reclamation Seed Tips & Tricks Reclamation jobs in the construction industry pose an interesting dilemma because a project won’t wait for optimal conditions. Ag producers plan their planting based on the season or by an agency overseeing the...
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Drill Seed Native Grass Seed Reclamation Seed

Re-establishing Native Vegetation

Part 2: Planting Equipment & Drill Seed The greatest challenge when helping customers establish native vegetation is the availability of the right equipment and an understanding of how to use it for their reclamation seeds. There are several intricacies of...
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Erosion Control

Re-establishing Native Vegetation

Part 1: Selecting Your Seed and Seeding Rate Many of our customers look to our pasture seed for erosion control. For us at Bamert Seed, this is a chance to do one of the things we love most: helping people....
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Conservation Seed CRP Seed Little Bluestem Native Grass Seed

PLS vs. Bulk

Understanding the True Cost of Conservation Seed, CRP Seed & Native Grass Seed Whether you’re in the market for conservation seed, CRP seed, or native grass seed, it’s important to know the difference between purchasing native seed blend in bulk...
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Erosion Control Reclamation Reclamation Seed Right of Way Seed ROW Seed

Don’t Waste Money on Cheap Seed: How to Get the Most Out of Your ROW Seed and Reclamation Revegetation

When undertaking a reclamation, right of way (ROW), or construction project, not all seed will meet your goal. The wrong seed or cheapest seed fails to address the biggest concerns during and after construction : Erosion controlHydrology restoration of the...
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