How to Direct Seed into a No-Till Garden

How to Direct Seed into a No-Till Garden

Direct seeding into cover crop stubble and roots can be a challenge. I am using the Double Disc Opening Shoe from https:///www.paperpot.co on my JP1 to seed into my no-till garden.

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19 Comments

  1. Kenneth Ward on November 16, 2021 at 11:22 am

    Great Video Gave me a great idea. I’m going to remove that ring on the front of the shoe, grind a knife edge on the front and a knife edge on either side of the shoe up to the crease. If it works I’ll do the other two shoes on my three position seeder.😊

  2. JP on November 16, 2021 at 11:26 am

    that video got a little silly, but I am glad to see that I could potentially use a jang in my no till garden! Now someone needs to make a push seeder that works in 6 inches of heavy mulch

  3. Rod Frank on November 16, 2021 at 11:26 am

    The cutting board backer is hard unlike soft garden soil. I would be seeding my garden not a cutting board.

  4. Matthew Galvin on November 16, 2021 at 11:30 am

    Do you believe this type of double disc would allow someone to plant legume seeds with a Jang seeder into a closely cut Bahia grass pasture?

  5. Rakesh Babbar on November 16, 2021 at 11:35 am

    Excellent hand machine.

  6. bigal25938 on November 16, 2021 at 11:41 am

    Not what I think of when I hear No Till. Minimal till.

  7. Soil Solutions Homestead on November 16, 2021 at 11:41 am

    🌱👀🌱👍👍

  8. Don Duncan on November 16, 2021 at 11:42 am

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  9. Rich Stone on November 16, 2021 at 11:42 am

    I bet I could put a nice edge on those discs. Thanks and have a great weekend.

  10. Exploregen on November 16, 2021 at 11:46 am

    Now that’s what I call real science. I take it your wife wasn’t at home.

  11. Thywillbedone on November 16, 2021 at 11:49 am

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  12. BrokenArrowFarm on November 16, 2021 at 11:51 am

    Spending the extra for a double disk opener was one of the best decisions I made a few years ago after getting Jang. I’ve found in my area where radish, oat, peas winter kill the disk opener works well in the residue the next spring if it’s not to tall. I’m currently working on building a heavier duty no till planter for the bcs so that I can handle heavier residue due to the extra weight and the fact that the opener will be a heavier duty ag style one.

  13. Rob S on November 16, 2021 at 11:52 am

    I need to hand seed into Ruth Stout (hay) beds, any ideas?

  14. Anthony Strawbridge on November 16, 2021 at 11:57 am

    Jiang Jp1 with disc furrow changes this game. Brilliant!

  15. Mike Montagna on November 16, 2021 at 11:58 am

    Why did I first think you were going to plant butter??

  16. Blue Frog on November 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    If only there were a cutting board under the roots in the field! 😂
    I suspect that in the field it won’t actually cut through much more than the other shoe, but will just also push them down or aside.

  17. Daniel Sye on November 16, 2021 at 12:01 pm

    Does it work with the jp5?

  18. NoPeeking on November 16, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    It slices! It dices! It makes julienne fries! It’s the Veg-O-Matic garden version! Ron Popeil would be proud. This was great, Diego.

  19. Suz Brewer on November 16, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    Nice but don’t think it’ll cut through our rocks.

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