So I planted Buckwheat

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msbadger
 
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RE: So I planted Buckwheat

Postby msbadger » Tue Jun 30, 2009 5:01 pm

Sorry to hear that blazed....they have been in it hard here...have a few flowers but they've taken it down farther than usual...so even with all this rain reprouting is slow...my last plot is just peeking thru...today I went to check that and corn...it will be one of the last checks I make because I bumped 2 nice buck...trying to avoid just that....and then a set of deer? and another doe on way back...
 
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Blazed
 
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RE: So I planted Buckwheat

Postby Blazed » Sat Jul 04, 2009 6:19 am

I'm hoping they hit my turnips once they come up. I have my plot from last  year ready to be planted as well now. Last year was the first I tried and only planted turnips and clover. The deer hit the turnips hard and I saw deer on every hunt by this plot. This plot is on a different property 10 miles away.
 
Hey in that second picture, what type of prep and planting did you do? It looks like it would be tough to till.
 
 

msbadger
 
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RE: So I planted Buckwheat

Postby msbadger » Sat Jul 04, 2009 8:09 am

Hey blaze ...well you'd be surprised what a hard headed Irish woman can do[;)]...yes that was tilled....
looking at the pic...BW is on extreme rt side as a long narrow plot...which at the far end connects to another 200ft.12ft BW plot...to the middle and lft is a perenial plot....what you can't see on far left is a drainage ditcht I put in and a 50x30 yrd BW plot.....I tilled...and hand raked all but the big plot and that I disced and draged with the big tractor
 See to the right of pic is were our land goes up a steep hill thats all hard woods....All my BW plots this year and I put in7 of them will go to turnips /rape and I'm thinking on grain rye...If I still have the disc on....I honestly don't know if you can just over seed that before a rain....I've always disced in my grain seed in the spring...don't do winter grains...un less is a clear new summer planting

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