Re: [fukuoka_farming] Digest Number 1195
- On 19/7/06 10:40 pm, "email@example.com" wrote:
> 1a. Re: Bonfils book Posted by: "Ingrid Bauer / Jean-Claude Catry"Thanks. Mostly I do, as does the research fund and the 'tree tax' which
> instinct@... natural_wisdom2000 Date: Wed Jul 19, 2006 1:39 am
> hello Mark
> i am sorry to hear that you did'nt benefit for your work in writting this
> booklet .
mitigates the use of paper.
> It is the first time that i put my hand on the precise working of theI think the drying and the sowing date are independent variables. The sowing
> method after having heard about it for so many years and i will have not
> read it if i had to pay for it .so i am rather please by this opportunity now
> question is , am i more advanced that i read it ?
> being a non grain eater, i din't have much incentive to try ( apart that i am
> living in a forest) now that i have chickens and more light it gave me the
> confidence to try it . I am curious of your own experience and trials and of
> any learning you might had about what can go wrong in the method -----
> here ( west coast canada in the rain shadow of vancouver island and olypic
> peninsula) , because the summers are so dry ( at least after july 15th when
> the soil is really drying out ) i am wondering if earlier sowing might be
> necessarry . i read about successive sowing later during the summer . is it to
> complete the holes left by unsuccessful 1rst sowing or to makes the stand
> denser than 60 cm spacing? jean-claude
date relates to the T-sum of the crop. Moisture conservation is going to be
your best friend if there is real a dry summer.
I think it is very sensible to have some spares in pots for later
transplant. Let us know how you get on.