Had the downloaded digital version of this book since the 2nd edition, for at least a couple of years now, dipped into it, but still haven't read it through. I should and I will. This winter! The 3rd edition of Building Soils for Better Crops: Sustainable Soil Management came out … [Read more...] about Building Soils for Better Crops
Archives for 2011
It's a wet December! After only a couple of days of rain, the ground is pretty well waterlogged, to the point where I can't move the Kubota compact tractor without leaving deep furrows that'll be totally compacted and eventually dry like concrete. So, before being rained out … [Read more...] about Somewhat submerged!
Finally got around to at least getting the base of the hoophouse anchored. This whole decision of whether to build it now or wait till spring has been up in the air for a while. At least, with the 4x4 rough cut cedar beams that hold up the steel ribs positioned and the anchor … [Read more...] about Anchoring the hoophouse
Well ahead of the pack, Veseys takes first new seed catalog of the year. They're a pretty marketing-oriented company, they get their stuff out early—this actually arrived a while ago, but I only got my hands on it now! Which is fine by me. I haven't been this, well, EXCITED with … [Read more...] about First seed catalog of the year!
Another in my series of possibly-not-so-appetizing photos of oh-so-delicious food. Local food. Ingredients either grown by me or gotten from those who did. I still find knowing where your food comes from endlessly satisfying, it doesn't get old. Anyhow, without further ado, on to … [Read more...] about Beef and eggplant stew!