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I got on the ford yesterday with the box blade with the scarifiers To pop out some jersey potatoes(rocks) and expend the garden. Too many rocks to plow. I'm planning to put the sub-soil on and pop out some more rocks. Last year at this time I was still plowing snow.



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Kirk-NJ said:
I have a 20'x20' garden and adding 125'x75'in this spot.

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Good size garden. Thats about what we hope to have this year. Around 90' x 100'

Good luck with it.
 

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My great grandfather farmed about 15 miles from where I live and moved to better land in the early 1900s. My father told me about a field that was so rocky you could walk on stones from fence to fence after it was ploughed without stepping on dirt and without jumping. About 15 yrs ago I saw that field freshly ploughed and they hadn't exaggerated, if anything it was worse. Flat stones the size of two hands and you didn't even have to take large steps to go from stone to stone. I judge all fields I see against that field that was part of that mans livelihood and most of them aren't too bad.
 

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Sorry, got sidetracked, meant to add, nice garden plot.
 

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Going to plant corn, taters maybe carrots and ? I put the dirt scoop on the 950 for removing some of the rocks. It beats a wheel barrow anyday.

Some of the girls came over to help me "scratch" out some rocks. Kind of fun to watch. Anytime one of them found a big worm the rest of the gang would chase her around trying to get it away from her.
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Smart workin there with the scoop. Definately easier to haul. Bet the girls got their full share of the worms in a garden that size.
 

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I see you have chickens also and they are enjoying scratching in that fresh dirt for something to eat .



 
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