Monthly Archives: August 2013

8/29/2013 – 24th of Late Summer

No outside work today. Just shelling beans. Advertisements

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8/28/2013 – 23rd of Late Summer

Harvested the last of the flour corn and started harvesting some ears of dent corn. Still a little early, but I was having trouble waiting. Harvested a few peppers and okra. Only one of them was red, but there should

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8/26/2013 – 21st of Late Summer

Still too sick to get much work done. Spent part of the evening updating the garden calendar to help avoid the buckwheat mix up. One of the things I am trying is to develop is a strip chart that shows

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8/22/2013 – 17th of Late Summer

Thought I had already posted this already but couldn’t find it. Realized that my calculations for when the buckwheat needed to be planted were way off. Thought it was supposed to be planted in Early Fall, but it should have

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8/24/2013 – 19th of Late Summer

Got a little bit of mowing and mulching done. Picked almost all of the Mandan Bride and Speckled Chief corn. Couple of ears still maturing, but I don’t expect much from them. Picked a few beans. Thought they were Pintos,

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8/22/2013 – 17th of Late Summer

I miscalculated when the buckwheat should have been planted. It should have been done weeks ago. Spent the evening mowing where the buckwheat plot will be. Even if there isn’t enough time for them to set seed before frost, at

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8/20/2013 – 15th of Late Summer

Bought two bales of straw for $3.00. The farmer I usually buy from was out, but another guy further down the road had them for cheaper. Spent the day hauling grass clippings and bedding. The grass will go for mulch

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