Cover Crop Price List

Season To Sow

Legumes

1000 sq ft

Acre

Depth

When To Sow

When To Till

SPRING

White Clover

8 oz to 1 lb

15 lb

1/2"

April through May

Fall or Spring

SPRING

Alsike Clover

8 oz to 1 lb

15 lb

1/2"

February through May

Fall or Spring

SPRING

Crimson Clover

8 oz to 1 lb

15 lb

1/2"

Mid-April through May

Fall or Spring

SPRING

Fava Beans

5 lb

200 lb

1"

February through March

May

 

Legumes

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER

White Clover

8 oz to 1 lb

15 lb

1/2"

May through Mid-June

The following spring

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER

Buckwheat

18 oz

60 lb

3/4"

May through Mid-July

Cut or till at 12"

 

Legumes

 

 

 

 

 

FALL

Crimson Clover

8 oz to 1 lb

15 lb

1/2"

Sept through Oct

Soon after 1st flower appears

FALL

 Fava Beans

5 lb

200 lb

1"

Sept through Oct

May

FALL

Common Vetch

18 oz

60 lb

3/4"

Mid-Sept through Oct

April

FALL

Aus. Field Peas

3 lb

100 lb

1 1/2"

September

April to early May

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

FALL

Rye Grass

1 lb

35 lb

3/4"

Needs early start

Spring

FALL

Winter Rye

2 1/2 lb

100 lb

3/4"

Can be planted late

Spring; good mulch material

CROP

Soil Preference

 

Remarks

Price per Pound

White Clover

Moist; fertile; well limed soil

Good for interplanting

$5.00

Alsike Clover

Wet, fertile, acid soil tolerated; prefers lime

Perennial; good bee plant

$5.00

Crimson Clover

Wet, well drained; limed and fertile soil

Seedling is frost sensitive

$4.00

Fava Beans

Excellent Green Manure; high organic matter, etc.

High nitrogen fixer&Hardy

$1.50

Buckwheat

Needs warm soil, tolerates low fertility

Quick weed crowder

$2.50

Common Vetch

Tolerates low fertility and well drained; acid soils

Hardy nitrogen fixer

$2.50

Aus Field Peas

Tolerates low fertility and well drained; acid soils

Good forage or hay crop

$1.50

Winter Rye

Moderately fertile; limed soil.  Very hardy.

Cut back at 12" or till in

$1.00

Rye Grass

Tolerates acid soil.  Germinates & grows rapidly.

Follow with early crops

$1.50

Shade Grass Seed

$4/LB


7#/1000sqft for new lawns

Blended for the Maritime Northwest

Sun Grass Seed 

$4/LB


5#/1000sqft for renovations

(less than four hours sunlight)

Note: Prices fluctuate seasonally           10% off on 50 lb bags


Black Lake Organic Garden Store

4711 Black Lake Blvd. SW
Olympia, WA. 98512

360-786-0537
Email: info@blacklakeorganic.net 

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