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Tillage Radish Cover Crop Update Seven

I love it when a plan comes together.  This is my final update on the 2012/2013 Tillage Radish cover crop experiment.  With spring now in full swing, the radish beds are almost completely clear of the radishes except for a few … Continue reading

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Tillage Radish Cover Crop Update Six

Here’s update number six in my Tillage Radish cover crop experiment.  With the winter cold and occasional warm days doing its work on the radishes, the tubers are decaying and decomposing nicely. The tubers in the larger beds are still … Continue reading

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New Year, New Possibilities

With the New Year upon us, many of us think about new possibilities and goals for improving our homestead and making things better.  Especially as the new seed catalogs start coming in, I personally like to think about new things … Continue reading

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Tillage Radish Cover Crop Update Five

Here’s update number five in my Tillage Radish cover crop experiment.  Winter is in full swing at the end of December.  The radish foliage has pretty much died completely and the tubers are starting to rot although the bigger ones are … Continue reading

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Tillage Radish Cover Crop Update Four

Here’s update number four in my Tillage Radish experiment this year.  The pictures below were taken last week. We’ve had many nights in the low 30’s, high 20’s but still some fairly warm days and nights for this time of … Continue reading

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Tillage Radish Cover Crop Update Three

Here’s the third update on the tillage radish cover crop beds.  It’s been four weeks since the last update, and the radishes are about two feet tall with tubers ranging from two to three inches in diameter.  Some tubers are … Continue reading

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