Mammoth sunflowers coming in. The idea was to get some biomass out there and do a little chop and drop, stripping the leaves and cutting down some sunflowers, to cover bare ground. Experimenting with planting pole beans and cucumbers at the base of some of the sunflowers for trellising. Many row crop farmers opt for black plastic mulches to prevent weeds and to get their crops going earlier. Sadly, this practice totally neglects the soil and creates mounds of agricultural waste.
How the sausage is made. Portrait of a Farmer as a young man driving his very reliable dodge caravan loaded with tools and crops. Spin farming 101
Ronde De Nice and Cocozelle Squash just picked. I’ve been making great squash crepes and thai curries.