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Worked the Garden on Easter Sunday

4/21/2019, as sundown approached on Easter Sunday – Added another hose to the ones already connected at the east end of the house and Mary watered the new seed locations. That also loosen the soil over the seeds–packed by the hard rain Thursday–and I “harvested” old hay from around the bale in the pond field […]

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More “Concoction” on Roses

4/17/2019 – Mary is calling the feeding dilution blend of fish emulsion, iron chelate, and Miracle Grow–this time it was with Super Bloom–Tom’s Concoction. The blend was 1 Tbs of each per gallon of water as we made the bulk blend put on the roses, daylilies, and other plants last week. This concoction came from […]

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Planted more corn and peas

4/16/2019 – I disked again the area in the center of the garden where nothing was planted as the weeds were getting started. Leveled it nicely with the “gate drag” pulled separately from the disk and it worked a lot better. Then, went over the original hills that had not been planted with the hiller […]

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Mulched All Flower Beds

4/12/2019 – Place 2.5 CY of crushed pine bark mulch in the daylily and plumbago parts to the long bed. This will hopefully complete this large area for the spring/summer. There was a lot to do before this to clean out the wildflower mess, till the soil, divide the daylilies, expand the bed, and then […]

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First Bulk Tank Plant Feeding

4/11/2019 – After planning for several months: a 3-pt hitch platform was ready; 35-gallon food-grade barrel has been bought; a 3/4″ application hose and fittings were bought and, we had the recipe developed here. We fed about 20 gallons to all the daylilies, roses, “new” wood ferns and other plants in all beds in less […]

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