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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 1:21 am 
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been real busy getting planted...more pix to follow :clap: we are building a new farmers market you can follow here if you like.
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we are in the design stage please feel free to watch our progress.


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:30 am 
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put my first chook thru the wizbang plucker an i gots to say.....dammmmm...lol it was slick and fast.
looks about to see whos next? here girls here girls....lol


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:55 am 
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How does that contraption work BW????


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 8:35 am 
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its a tub with a spinning finger plate on the bottom an plucking fingers on the sides, scald and drop in.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNvdWcEDpJ0


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:12 pm 
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so far i have three 30.5m rows of sweet yellow onions, one red onions, and one of shallots.
i have five rows of peas, early alaska, mamoth melting sugar, sugar ann, and flat snow peas.
36 early girl tomato vines....protected with row covers...4/22 is the normal plant date here for tomatoes...can you say 4weeks before anyone else has maters...lol mid may :clap:
before the rain i was starting to put down twelve 1.2mx2.4m raised wooden boxes for chard an green bunching onions stuff like that.
we just got 3 days of rain with one off then back into 2-3 more :anger: i pasturized 2 bales of straw today so i can stuff oyster musshie bags inside out of the weather.


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 4:27 pm 
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signs of spring.


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 4:33 pm 
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some of the stuff growing in the deer cooler, we have had several frosts....pays to be ready.


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 4:54 pm 
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been raining near as long as i can remember.....where did i put that ark?


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:40 am 
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bought a hoop bender on ebay, finally got to put some of them to good use.....the duck pen... all hail the ducks! the pen is 6mx9m wired with heavy garden wire. i reclaim my pool!


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:52 am 
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Looks good. Been on my list for a while to get a pipe bender. Rick on the BYAP forum made one that bends box steel.

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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 10:26 pm 
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Ahhhh muscovies.... Mine flew away a long time ago, look forward to having some more one day, they have such great personalities.

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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 12:55 pm 
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so far i have 200 tomatoes planted...800 more to go.....i installed twelve 4'x8' raised beds and added 18cf of good compost and vermicast, these will be bunching onions and stuff like that.


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:47 am 
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Dude, thats a LOT of tomatoes!


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:29 pm 
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spent the day working on fish tanks, hooked up a sweetwater blower system on four 500gal tanks. now i have to much air....lol. did manage to put the stakes on 500' of peas, tomorrow i should get the twine up...pics to follow.


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 Post subject: Re: the wormstead
PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 10:21 am 
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Hey Big Worm,

Hope you managed to dodge those bastard storms over your way, I think North Carolina got hammered but heard no reports on South Carolina.

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