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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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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Satsuma in the Garden

4/7/2019 – Planted a Brown Select Satsuma about 35 feet south of the Sand Pear in the large garden. We bought it at Sessions Farm Market. It was grown by Star Nursery, Belle Chase, LA. 4/14/2019, 2:30 AM – A line of thunderstorms blew through very early Sunday morning and a few limbs were blown […]

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First Rain in a Month

4/4/2019 – Exactly one month ago, 3/4/2019, it rained and has been very dry since then. The large veggie garden was planted a week and half ago and the seeds have been resting in the dry dust. We have watered the beds, new plants, and new trees daily and they have done ok. The grass […]

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