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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 10 Entries.
Saturday, February 18 View Page
Consistent temps in the 60-70's means fine tuning, but not for the soil yet. Happy growing to all in 2017.
 
Wednesday, March 15 View Page
Hanging out in Florida with my boys catching some good eating Pompano and Whiting. Going to start turning the soil once the cold spell ends this weekend.
 
Tuesday, March 21 View Page
Digging in the patch tonight and I find 3 deer 50 feet behind the garden (2 seen in pic between fence boards laying down). I assume they are just moving at night to avoid the bigger roads and get to more open land a mile north of me. Hopefully not regulars as I have read on here they are a nuisance.
 
Saturday, April 1 View Page
Patch is hand tilled and amended a foot down (1 plant), Blues secured a playoff spot, Cardinal baseball starts tomorrow, Dogwoods are starting to bloom, and I got a cooler full of beer....
 
Friday, April 7 View Page
 
Friday, April 7 View Page
Missississipi Riber yusterdy
 
Thursday, April 20 View Page
My current soil test.
 
Sunday, April 23 View Page
Transplant day, thanks to Kevin Snyder for the seeds (1146 and 1495 with one 450 sq foot spot). On the side, growing a Steil field pkn and some other varieties for the kids.
 
Saturday, April 29 View Page
After 3 inches of rain facing my pumpkin tool shed, wasn't a creek yesterday. Emergency swale dug (Andy H, lol). Expecting 5 inches more
 
Saturday, April 29 View Page
Opposite view after 5 inches of rain mid day. I will not let this shed flood, water is 1/2" below the door. Second swale dug. Pumpkin patch is flooded, but I grow on mounds and transplanted pkn plants are still high and dry.
 

 

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