Rock, pebble, stone


[From 8-May-2013] Imagine a world of soil without stones… In the three farming locations I’ve fully worked, they’ve been everywhere and in all sizes. You get used to them: collecting heavier, smoother specimens for weighting row cover, moving even bigger ones to avoid breaking tines on the rototillers, piling up the grapefruit and orange-sized rocks by the tractor bucket load, and raking the smallest out of the way of the seeders. I have experimented a bit with how much I can leave and still have the seeders not bounce around and lay down seed unevenly. Raking as the last step of bed preparation is still the way we go.


One thought on “Rock, pebble, stone”

  1. hi, i am really happy to find your blog,

    i am creating my own tiny farm. mine is accually only 1600 sqm :), its a garden accually.
    i just want to thank you for all the great ideas and inspirations :) . i try to do the same

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