[From 5 May 2016] The Planet Jr. rides again. Clara learns the way of the antique seeder, having just laid down three rows of Kestrel beets. This old seeder continues to serve well! … [Read more...] about More Planet Jr. action!
[From 8-May-2013] Beet seed in ye olde Planet Jr. hopper. Still celebrating this seeder: takes some getting to know, and well worth it. A little rusty, but working like new. … [Read more...] about Planet Jr. x Beets
Rolled out the Planet Jr. seeder and got in a first 300' of peas. Sugar Ann snap peas, that's edible pod. This is just ahead of three days of colder temperatures, rain, and possibly snow. Since the weather forecast lately more often than not doesn't even get the rest of the same … [Read more...] about Planet Jr. rides again
Checking in on the fairly massive time investment we made in thinning 800' of late-planted Touchon carrots—and it's paying off! Not that there was any doubt that thinning works, it's just so...tedious. After laying down carrot seed thick (in other words, after using the Earthway … [Read more...] about Well-thinned carrots, growing well!
This year the antique Planet Jr. seeder finally took over from the Earthway, to handle most of the direct seeding. We've been using it for everything but tiny carrot and lettuce seed, where the lighter Earthway is easier to maneuver for closely spaced rows. Here, Lynn rolls out … [Read more...] about Planet Jr. rising