Too late to plant a cover crop?

modern_miss(10A (15 Sunset) SF Bay Area CA)October 15, 2013

I live in the Bay Area in Sunset zone 15. Can I still plant a cover crop or am I too late? Should I wait until spring? I was going to plant Bell Beans. Last year our first frost was November 10th.
thanks!

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calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

I usually wait until the first rains start. In November this year I am sure. Al

    Bookmark   October 15, 2013 at 5:12PM
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modern_miss(10A (15 Sunset) SF Bay Area CA)

Al,
you plant your cover crop in November??? Are you planting an annual or perennial cover crop? I am going with annual which is why I was scared I was running out of time.
Thanks.
MM

    Bookmark   October 17, 2013 at 2:49PM
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calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

My orchard has entirely too much shade, especially in the winter when the sun is low, to get a good stand with bell beans, so i use white clover which does very well. Al

    Bookmark   October 18, 2013 at 12:16AM
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Kippy(SoCal zone 10. Sunset Zone 24)

I plan on sowing Vetch when it is going to rain, in Santa Barbara

    Bookmark   October 19, 2013 at 10:08PM
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