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How I spent my weekend Pt. 1

March 17, 2013
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This spring’s load of composted dairy cow manure, 35 or 40 wheelbarrows full. And yes, the tailpipe is almost dragging.

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The picture was from around 10:00 Saturday morning; Sunday evening, still a little to go.

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  1. March 17, 2013 8:32 pm

    A whole new meaning to low rider!

    • March 17, 2013 8:34 pm

      🙂

  2. March 17, 2013 8:47 pm

    Now I understand why you have such beautiful vegetables from your garden.

    • March 17, 2013 8:48 pm

      And a stooped back

  3. March 17, 2013 9:00 pm

    Hmmm. Saw the email; thought you meant Your tailpipe was draggin’….

  4. March 18, 2013 12:30 pm

    Looks like good stuff. Isn’t it nice to be getting back to gardening again.
    Bridget.

  5. March 18, 2013 12:31 pm

    p.s: hope you get time to visit my new blog from our new place: http://www.fromacountrycottage.wordpress.com .
    Bridget.

    • March 18, 2013 5:35 pm

      I wondered why you went dark for a while; will definitely check it out.

  6. Jay permalink
    March 30, 2013 2:20 am

    Ok…here is my question….I live on the “brow” of Lookout Mountain. Sandy soil and doesn’t hold moisture very long. Nutrients are not strong. Bought stockyard manure to better the soil and will till in the soil. One month till planting. What can I expect from a vegetable crop?

  7. March 30, 2013 5:16 am

    Composted manure is about as good a amendment as I have ever found. So assuming the manure you have is pretty well composted, you should do well. If is doesn’t stink like fresh manure you are likely there.
    Since Lookout Mtn is limestone, you might check PH of your soil too. It may not hurt to add a bale or three of peat moss to the mix when tilling in. Chattooga Farm&Garden in Trion has the bigger bales fyi

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