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Side-dressed the Peppers and Squash

6/15/2021 – Side-dressed the peppers with the 8-8-8 plus cottonseed meal. The last feeding was 5/15/2021—too long ago. Side dressed the Zucchini, Yellow and scalloped squash with 33-0-0. Did not side dress the Tromboncino as could not see the stem coming from the roots due to the massive amount of leaves. They have overtaken that […]

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Another Daylily Bed Started

6/14/2021 – Mary’s daylily seedlings grown from seeds from our plants have become too large for the 3″ pots and were re-planted along the southwest edge of the Grain Bin. The plants were very healthy and had roots circling the base. As all daylilies at that location will be from seeds it will be fun […]

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Sowed New Okras and a New Bean

6/12/2021- The Sugar Ann Snap Peas did not produce well and they were not our kind of peas. So, removed them and planted the following in that north-half row just west of the tomatoes about 48 ft. from the fence. Red Burgundy Okra is a highly productive, heirloom variety that produces deep, red pods that […]

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Fertilized Orchard

6/11/2021 – When the yard had been fed this date with 15-0-15 using the new spreader there was some left in the spreader. Decided to spread it along the rail fence in the orchard where there is a good stand of St. Augustine. Ended up fertilizing about 30% of the orchard so put the extra […]

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Fertilized Pond Yard

6/11/2021 – This is the second fertilization of the Bermuda and centipede sowed around the pond. Below is the evaluation of the areas and a comparison of the soil test report recommendation to ACES’s recommended nitrogen for a low maintenance lawn. Even though it now needs fertilizer it still needs to be mowed at least […]

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