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Baymule's 2018 Garden

Discussion in 'Gardening On Your Homestead' started by baymule, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. Mar 6, 2018
    baymule

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    That is the west side of the garden. The south side is already done. The east side was done, but the pigs rooted it up, horses pawed it and tore it up. Have to redo it and finish up the north side. Then NO RABBITS can get it!
     
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    add the mulch will keep the weeds out too.
     
  3. Mar 6, 2018
    baymule

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    That's the idea!
     
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    You have done a great job there and I'm sure your hand must be sore by now! I was thinking now, come summer, when you have a wonderful vegetable garden ALL TO YOURSELF this will be so worth it :)
     
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  5. Apr 9, 2018
    baymule

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    Today my husband dragged some very heavy, wet, triple thick pumpkin boxes to a corner of the garden that we haven’t planted yet. We got the boxes last October.

    Then he got Marigold and dumped loads of wood chip mulch on the boxes. There are a lot of weeds to smother out!

    [​IMG]
     
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    Your husband just looks like the nicest man in all the pics I see of him!
     
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    baymule

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    He is! And he's a lot of fun too. He not only puts up with my particular brand of madness, he joins right in.
     
  8. Apr 11, 2018
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    I love watching gardens progressing! :love. Maybe I'll start a garden thread too. I might just have a jungle of weeds to show for it though! Or snow piles still in July?! :gig
     
  9. Apr 11, 2018
    baymule

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    Weeds are nutritional treats for sheep, chickens and pigs. Now, do you feel better about your weeds? there really IS a sheep in this picture!

    Garden 2016 sheep.JPG
     
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    Where did you get that picture of my garden? :gig. A couple years ago, the weeds we 6 feet tall in places! Last year was a bit better.

    At out previous home, we got a tiny little weed in out garden. It worked beautifully as groundcover, very little weed pressure. We just left it.
     
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