Already Registered?      Or Please Register to Post a New Message

Login Register



Complete Message (link)

3 months ago

0
rh comment count

My RH magazine arrived today and provided for some fine reading on a rainy day. Of course, like always, I read it all in one sitting, front to back, and enjoyed everything.
I am amazed that the editors of our magazine , in this case I guess primarily Susan, had time in addition to bringing out the magazine to spend on making acorn flour. What an effort!
Charlie Tennessen struck a chord with me, since I am using the scythe a lot these days, almost daily, but not to cut hay, that's a job for the horses, but to provide mulch for the long rows of tomato plants. With the severe drought we are in , only interrupted by occasional heavy down pours, I had to change the way I am farming. Now I keep everything that doesn't or can't produce a crop right now in grass. When the grass gets high enough I mow it towards the row of tomatoes on either side and produce an ever deepening row of mulch. I have used the scythe ever since I was a teenager and don't get tired of mowing with it. And it is neither noisy nor uses any fossil fuels. And at age 71 I need the physical exercise, don't want to let my muscles atrophy.


forum rules icon

Forum rules
Read these first

forum monitor icon

Uncle Joe
Forum Moderator

Search forum
Search the forum ARCHIVE

Banner Ads


Available on-line
mischka.com/shop
Rural Heritage
Magazine
The December 18| January 19
edition of Rural Heritage
is now available at
Tractor Supply Stores
throughout the US.
Check out a preview in our Reading Room.


calendar icon
29
Upcoming
Events
Rural Heritage
Calendar of Events
Home of the webs most
extensive Draft Horse, Mule &
Oxen Calendar of Events.

Deadwood
Wagon Train

Behind the scenes
of a wagon train in
the Black Hills of SD

Visit RFD–TV for the
Rural Heritage scheduled
times in your viewing area.
  • Copyright © 1997 − 2018 Rural Heritage
    Rural Heritage  |  PO Box 2067  |  Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
    Telephone (319) 362-3027

    This file last modified: Aug 13, 2018.

    Designed by sbatemandesign.com