Started/stopped again

Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:24 pm

Just got started planting onion plants again--(too wet,-BUT)--- it got wetter!!! rain most of the day and got heavy enough that I had to quit!
Wheat/hulless oats/barley are up and lookin good---the onion plants that are planted are greening up!!
did get rain barrel and holding tank set up and so far have around 700 gallons in the holding tank!
Still no taters!!---dont even have the seed spuds!---they gonna be L-A-T-E this year from the looks of things!!! this is getting to be a late cold wet year here!---actually more of a normal start for this area!---last year early start was a freak year for us!

How are you guys doin on your end???? thanks; sonny

Re: Started/stopped again

Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:53 am

Yesterday we got started planting the garden. Taters, onions and peas. Today its been drizzling all morning. John

Re: Started/stopped again

Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:17 pm

Taters been in the ground and underwater most of 3 weeks, dug one the other day and found the tops 1/2 inch down. To wet to start anything else

Re: Started/stopped again

Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:13 pm

Wet, cold, wet, hot, wet, hard freeze, wet, hot, wet, hard freeze tonight. Gonna be a late spring. Still haven't tilled the garden plot. Did move some strawberry plants around today to straighten up the rows in the ankle deep mud.

Nothing in the ground except for a short row of radish.

Gonna buy some tomato plants tomorrow and mud them in since tonight is the last freeze in the 10 day weather forecast.

Re: Started/stopped again

Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:27 am

Got another inch of rain yesterday. Very little corn planted, last year at this time 50% of corn was in the ground. More rain forecasted for today, then warmer weather coming.
Bill

Re: Started/stopped again

Sat Apr 27, 2013 9:25 pm

got the rest of the onions planted,---got rained out again today!---have a few big mater plants and peppers to put out! still no taters!!