2023 garden season

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Re: 2023 garden season

Postby Cub-Bud » Fri Jan 06, 2023 12:37 pm

With the help of a friend, he and I are going to plant 1/8 acre of sweet corn using my Farmall B/B99 planter. Also on the list are purple hull peas, butter (lima) beans, okra, crook neck yellow squash, and zucchini squash. Who knows, the list may grow between now and April. :roll:
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Re: 2023 garden season

Postby Don McCombs » Fri Jan 06, 2023 2:23 pm

I use a similar method of release. Their website implies a live release. I’d like to see a video of them doing it.
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Re: 2023 garden season

Postby SamsFarm » Fri Jan 06, 2023 2:37 pm

Cub-Bud wrote:With the help of a friend, he and I are going to plant 1/8 acre of sweet corn using my Farmall B/B99 planter.


A B or BN, you see, I have a BN, and bought / sold another BN, but I have not saw any of the B planters out in the wild!

Please post some pics when you get it all set up and planting!

Don McCombs wrote:Their website implies a live release. I’d like to see a video of them doing it.


Your right, that would be interesting!
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Re: 2023 garden season

Postby Don McCombs » Fri Jan 06, 2023 4:29 pm

More photos for Peter...

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Re: 2023 garden season

Postby Peter Person » Sat Jan 07, 2023 9:06 am

Thank you very much Don, for all the info.
I will start my research and let you know what I decide to do.
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Re: 2023 garden season

Postby Don McCombs » Sat Jan 07, 2023 3:20 pm

Last photo for Peter...
The type wire that I used. Much easier to handle than high tensile.

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Re: 2023 garden season

Postby SONNY » Wed Jan 18, 2023 1:18 pm

One year I did the 3 wire electric fence for rabbits and it does work,--also coons stay away for the most part but now and then one does get in. I have to use live traps here due to the cats being outside. I have best luck with getting coons to go into the big wolf traps that I tried to get coyotes in but it dont work for them,---only coons and rabbits go in.
Jim!--wish I were closer to you,--I would take some grape plants!
Winter is kinda open here right now,--strange year and Feb. is usually the real azz kicker for us with below zero temps for days on end.
We have quite a bit of saved seed but need a few packets yet to fill in with.
Dug a couple horseradish roots and ground them the other day since ground not froze yet.
Also have several big water tanks and pumps for this year and 3 more old tillers that didnt take much to get running. That makes about a dozen now and I will need them all for the season.
Working on the tractors a bit getting them ready to go. Making a bigger water tote to pull with a cub this year to save trips to the tanker. Will still use the 110 gallon jobber and the sunstar to go between the rows and water the new transplants.
This year we plan on more corn and cabbage ,---less sweet potatoes and tomatoes. The food bank will take anything we grow cept food grade pumpkins and they will take truckload lots so that is the plan for most of what we grow this year. We donated a lot last year and plan on doing it again this year.
Still making veggie soup from all of our stored stuff. A friend gave us some deer burger and that goes great in the soup!

Been planting hardwood trees along the road fence. Have walnut, hard maple, cottonwood, and a couple of unknown flowering trees in the row.
Cedars are planted across the front yard where the pines died.

Kinda a busy winter here trying to get stuff ready.


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