Re: [fukuoka_farming] Sweet corn grown in lawn
- Dear friend,
Thank you very much for growing sweet corn by zero tillage. Please add photo
in group,s gallery.
On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 2:22 PM, George <roblyn@...> wrote:
> My neighbour, who has the run off where I plant a crop of sweet corn every
> season, has finally decided at 93 that it is time he moved in to a rest
> home. The house is going on the market. No growing in his garden this year.
> My existing raised gardens are fully at present.
> So, I have grown sweet corn seedlings and planted them into the lawn.
> First I scalped the grass with the lawn mower. I dug a slit into the soil,
> like planters do when planting pine trees, and placed the SC seedlings into
> the slit and then closed it back up.
> The soil is loamy and because it was undisturbed lawn, has good structure.
> The soil should be fertile and have enough nutrients in it.
> It may need to be irrigated more regularly than in a garden but I can take
> care of that.
> Anyone have any comments or advice?
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Raju Titus. Hoshangabad. 461001.India.
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