11/26/2016 – Driskell’s crew arrived to finishing picking the cotton that had been started. Amazing machine that would finish one roll and carry it on the back like a spider with a large egg pouch. Then “lay” it at the … Continue reading
This was Piper’s second trip to the farm. Age 3 years, 4 months. Have been very worried about her there in a warm month and snakes. So, about 30 minutes after arriving she saw two birds flitting about near the … Continue reading
Odd jobs inside including repair of the PVC line from the pump into the utility room as the very cold winter froze and shatter that pipe. The freeze also broke a PEZ brass fitting just inside the wall. Then found … Continue reading
Took off Wednesday the 13th through Friday. Cold Wednesday and Thursday with fire in fire place. Then turning warm, drizzle/rain on Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning. Had a few seedlings and very few stewart pecans. replaced spigot to fields at … Continue reading
Peggy reported that the Driscoll’s planted the winter grass and she agreed they can dig out a place in the low area for a water tank to provide water for the cows.
Peanuts were in the large field co-owned by Peggy and us.
We began on Wednesday afternoon, May 22 and quit late on May 26. Four hard days that began with cool mornings and as the sun rose it turn into a hot humid day that was ok in the shade. Then … Continue reading
Driscoll Cotton Farms planted peanuts in the large field behind the house. Planted over 70 acres in 3.5 hours. That would have taken Dad and I at least three Saturdays. … Continue reading
Peggy reported that the large north field was sprayed by Driscoll Cotton Farms as the first step toward planting cotton.