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A new journey into homesteading "pic heavy"

Discussion in 'Member's "Self Sufficient Living" Journals' started by Chic Rustler, May 11, 2017.

  1. Mar 3, 2018
    frustratedearthmother

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    Chic Rustler

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    It's not an orchard, but it's a start! Can you fertilize peach trees with rabbit manure? :D
     
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    Chic Rustler

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    got em in. I figured I'd start the orchard by the black berry bush.


    Thanks baymule for the tip about the buckets
     
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    sumi

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    That's a great start! :thumbsup
     
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    baymule

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    Yes! You can put rabbit manure on peach trees! They will thrive on it. Nice trees! Since you just set them out, if they bloom, pick the blooms off. You want the trees to grow roots, not fruit that wont do that good anyway, because the roots aren't developed.
     
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    Chic Rustler

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    Signs of life! Yeehaw!
     
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    baymule

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    Our white sugar sand has a layer of black rich soil on top-in the garden. The wood chips are working! It will work for you too. Keep up the good work! We are getting a frost tonight and tomorrow night. What about you?
     
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    Chic Rustler

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    I don't know. We got down to 34 last night. We will see
     
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    baymule

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    Anything you might need to cover up......hay works well, old towels, sheets, etc.
     
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    Chic Rustler

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    shoot idk. Do they need to be covered? It's peas and root crops
     

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