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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 13 Entries.
Tuesday, January 3 View Page
Building a new irrigation station for 2017
 
Friday, January 6 View Page
Ground finally froze enough to get the JD out and tur the compost piles. Love that smell when its 19 degrees outside!
 
Tuesday, January 17 View Page
Cold and snowy start to 2017. 14" of snow overnight and temps in the single digets this past week. Compost pile melted the snow so at least its still cooking!
 
Monday, February 20 View Page
Wow winter is flying by, decided hell or high water (8" + so far in February) I was going to get the irrigation system finished! Finished the siding and roof for the irrigation hut and roughed in the new 1" water main. Now the fun part, installing the custom solar powered 12 zone timer and valves. Also managed to pull two soil samples (east / west) from the water logged 5000 sqft patch.
 
Tuesday, April 4 View Page
Trying to beat muther nature with "rain coats"...
 
Tuesday, April 4 View Page
Rain on the way, time to cover the cover crop (again).
 
Tuesday, April 4 View Page
What! 2 days of no rain, got out the trusty 20 year old Craftsman push mower and made hay!
 
Tuesday, April 4 View Page
Spread half the amendments recommended by A&l Labs and did the "rough till" ( long day)...
 
Tuesday, April 4 View Page
Pulling out all the stops to get the last amendments in and beat the rain! Measured Boron in teaspoons with the Stihl blower, that stuff scares the crap out of me!
 
Tuesday, April 4 View Page
Started raining again on the last pass. Will dig the pits and install green houses tomorrow. I love playing in the mud!
 
Friday, April 7 View Page
Took last week off to mow down the Rye, till, install heat cables and hoop houses. Here's a pic of the lovely and talented Dani Gadberry helping clean up the power equipment after the end of it all. Best freind ever!!!
 
Friday, April 14 View Page
Good Friday seed soaking, will put the little guys in the germination chamber at 1:00 AM so I will call my germination date 4-15-17! We are growing 5 plants this year so will have one back up.
 
Saturday, April 29 View Page
Crumby weather this spring has forced our starting line up into 3 gallon peat pots. Started backups last night. Hay Sherwood you are now offcially in our line up!
 

 

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