Use a high phosphorous fertilizer and apply at 200 to 300 lbs./acre
Optimal mix of select alfalfa, clover and chicory; specifically formulated for drier, well-drained upland sites. Perfect for hillsides, sandy soils and drier climates where alfalfa is regularly grown. Great fall hunting plot or spring & summer forage plot that lasts 3 to 5 years. Alfalfa is the “Queen of Legumes” for good reason, when it comes to preference, protein, productivity and hardiness, this proven forage plant is unsurpassed. Clover and chicory add to the tonnage and protein production while also making it more attractive to deer and turkey.
Protein content: 20% to 28%
Year-round high-protein nutrition
Perfect for hillsides, sandy soils & drier climates
Coated & pre-inoculated seeds for improved nitrogen fixation
All suitable for continental US - spring (April-June) - fall (August-October)
1 lb. does 5000 sq ft.
1/8 to 1/4 inch
Use a balanced fertilizer such as 13-13-13 or similar and apply at 200 to 300 lbs./acre
Backyard Mix is designed to bring nature to your yard. It has Tecomate’s own premium clovers that are mixed with Brassica to attract deer in your area. It also includes a mixture of various wildflower seed that will attract birds and butterflies.
The seed mixture is a no-till product that is very easy to plant! It will grow up to 3 feet high. All you need to do is find the desired area to plant, spread the seed, and then watch the wildlife come!
Coated & pre-inoculated
Faster germination & greater growth
Produces year-round for 3-5 years
Attracts Butterflies, Birds & Bucks
Easy do it yourself planting
Production for 3 to 5 years
Backyard Mix® Planting Suggestions
Plant in a sunny location that has been cleared of weeds and grass.
Backyard Mix is pre-inoculated and coated for fast germination.
Rough up soil
No-till, spread the seed by hand or with a hand broadcast spreader. Plant at a rate of 1 pound per 500 square feet. Cover seed by lightly dragging soil over the seed. Avoid planting too deep.
Plant 1/8 – 1/4 inch deep in good moisture.
perennial and annual: clover, Brassica, wildflower seeds
Black Stallion Cowpeas — Deer Food Plot Seed
Black Stallion Cowpeas (25 lb - Manager's Line)
All Zones: spring & summer - anywhere ground temperature is above 68 degrees. late summer & early fall - early season bow or other hunting plots
25 lbs. plants 1 acre
1/2 to 1 inch
Black Stallion Cowpeas are Tecomate’s property peas that are fast growing, provides high nutrition, produces lots of tonnage, and can withstand heavy browsing pressure. These peas have been in our best selling warm season blends (Lablab Plus & Horn-maker Extreme) for years and now available as a stand alone. Black Stallion Cowpea’s forage is highly attractive and high in protein alone but when they start producing peas the attractiveness and protein levels increase which the deer can’t resist. Black Stallion’s are a warm season annual that can be planted from March through July depending on your climate and will grow in a wide diversity of soils. These peas also work great when added to a fall blend to increase activity to early season plots.
Food Plot Seed Contents:
Brassica Banquet — Deer Food Plot Seed
Brassica Banquet — Best In Class Blend of Brassicas Whitetail Deer Love
Massive quality forage production and high-sugar bulbs designed for peak attraction during hunting season, this select blend of brassicas, supply forage deer begin feeding on as soon as it sprouts. Not only does this brassica mix produce high protein forage, it also produces big bulbs that deer love during the late season. Tecomate® Brassica Banquet grows well in northern and southern climates and is ideal for any size highly grazed plot. Great as a standalone but blends well with most any Tecomate® fall food plot.
Protein content: 20% to 24%
Establishes quickly & grows fast
Essential nutrition throughout the winter
Food Plot Seed Contents:
Select forage and bulb producing brassica seed
Canola Crave — Deer Food Plot Seed
Canola Crave — The Hottest "Crave" in the Food Plot Industry
All Zones: fall only
5 lbs. plants 1 acre 25 lbs. plants 5 acres
1/8 to 1/4 inch
This highly preferred brassica is the “French fry” of deer plots which keeps them coming back for more. Naturally sweet from beginning to end, deer will graze as soon as it starts to sprout and crave it from early bow season to late winter. Canola Crave produces massive volume all season long and can withstand heavy grazing. Great as a standalone or blended with another seed such as Tecomate® Root King Radish or Tecomate® Trophy Grazer Forage Oats.