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#1 bbuckler ONLINE  

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Posted January 21, 2016 - 01:32 PM

I plowed and disc it last year and I just finished plowing and discing for this year. How does everyone get the grass clumps out after plowing >


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Posted January 21, 2016 - 04:58 PM

Sounds like you actually aren't done disking.   :wallbanging:  

May have to wait until the grass dies [dries out] so it'll break up more when you run the disk over it again. 


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Posted January 21, 2016 - 05:11 PM

I had left mine dry down and rot away. Very few tried to root again.
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Posted January 21, 2016 - 05:38 PM

Like Kris and shorty siad, leave it until the grass dies and then work it.  If you can't wait that long hit it with a good herbicide.  No carry over and won't hurt you next crop either but will knock the present grass dead.



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Posted January 21, 2016 - 06:42 PM

Are you ready to start your garden? Your enough south you could be getting close?
Up here freezing would pretty well kill it off.
If you can not wait for the roots to dry, I would agree with Chief Fan and go with the herbicide.
I am planning to start 1 or 2 new patches for Corn and dried beans next spring and will probably round up them before I till.

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Posted January 21, 2016 - 07:05 PM

Are you ready to start your garden? Your enough south you could be getting close?
Up here freezing would pretty well kill it off.
If you can not wait for the roots to dry, I would agree with Chief Fan and go with the herbicide.
I am planning to start 1 or 2 new patches for Corn and dried beans next spring and will probably round up them before I till.

3 weeks before potatoes go in. I should've wait since I just plowed but I got bored I will let it go and until closer to plant and hit it again.


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Posted January 21, 2016 - 08:13 PM

3 weeks before potatoes go in. I should've wait since I just plowed but I got bored I will let it go and until closer to plant and hit it again.

 

3 weeks... LOL  In 3 weeks I will still be ice fishing.  I do miss living in the south, but gawd, I DON'T miss the summer heat... LOL.  Around here, planting before first of June is a treat.  I have planted mid May and had to replant everything more than once.


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Posted January 21, 2016 - 08:16 PM

3 weeks... LOL  In 3 weeks I will still be ice fishing.  I do miss living in the south, but gawd, I DON'T miss the summer heat... LOL.  Around here, planting before first of June is a treat.  I have planted mid May and had to replant everything more than once.

If I don't plant before the end of march the plants will not produce before the heat kills everything.


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Posted January 22, 2016 - 01:28 PM

I remember that.  I lived in New Mexico and Aridzona for 12 years.  I don't miss the mid summer heat.  Grab anything metal during the summer months without gloves on and lose a lot of skin.


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Posted January 23, 2016 - 01:13 PM

I got to looking and I missed a piece of sod in the middle. Should I plow it again ?



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Posted January 23, 2016 - 01:47 PM

It's seat time!


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Posted January 23, 2016 - 02:00 PM

I got to put air in the tire then I will try again. 


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Posted January 23, 2016 - 02:57 PM

I got to looking and I missed a piece of sod in the middle. Should I plow it again ?

Yeah, you "missed" it...

 

Your story man, tell it however


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Posted January 23, 2016 - 03:03 PM

Yeah, you "missed" it...

 

Your story man, tell it however

Well actually there was very little room between the fence on the garden to turn around


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Posted January 23, 2016 - 03:46 PM

I got to looking and I missed a piece of sod in the middle. Should I plow it again ?

Yup, plow it. Seat time is good

WHEN IT IS WARM OUT!


I just came in from moving snow again. A good 4 hours today. And it's still coming down.😞
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