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How thinly do I sow green manure Vicia sativa?

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Any idea of spacing? I have alot of space to cover and not much seed. I dont want to space everything too thinly though.



Recommendation is 50g of seed per square metre. There is also a caution on using this particular green manure as it will release germination inhibitors into the soil. That’s great for weed prevention but it also means that sowing small seeded crops has to be delayed by about 1 month after digging in.

18 Aug, 2009


Thanks for the heads up moongrower

18 Aug, 2009


Let us know how it works for you

18 Aug, 2009

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