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Re: [fukuoka_farming] Sweet corn grown in lawn

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  • Raju Titus
    Dear friend, Thank you very much for growing sweet corn by zero tillage. Please add photo in group,s gallery. Thanks Raju ... -- Raju Titus. Hoshangabad.
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      Dear friend,
      Thank you very much for growing sweet corn by zero tillage. Please add photo
      in group,s gallery.
      Thanks Raju

      On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 2:22 PM, George <roblyn@...> wrote:

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      > 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?
      >
      > Rob
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