Friday, May 27, 2016
Gardening Record and demise of coon #1
The regular (orange) sweet potatoes are in the outdoor straw bales now. The Kentucky Wonder green pole beans are in the dirt outdoors (breaking my June 1 rule, but I think it'll be okay, since it's 87 degrees) where the taters were last year (hence the few taters I missed digging are coming up there now too). I ordered some of the stuff I'll need for irrigation while I'm on vacation next month. I still have to find a place to kennel the dog, though. The cukes were sown in the hoop house a couple days ago (not up yet). And I managed to shoot one of the two stupid raccoons in the tree above the chicken coop. The other was not at an angle/height I could get to, so he'll live a little longer (on my duck eggs, the jerk). I did this with the Mossberg 590, which I hadn't shot before. I must say for a 12 gauge, it has no kick. And the ghost ring sight is sweet. I still have to get the last of the Adirondack Blues planted in the tires, and the runner beans and bush beans, and the beets, parsnips, gourds, (those are all soaking tonight) zukes, watermelon, pumpkin, and I'm sure there is stuff I'm forgetting. All this while trying to keep the house from falling in, and convincing Younger Daughter to DO HER JOB and weed whack the yard and garden area.