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TOPIC: Planting finally done!!!!!!

Planting finally done!!!!!! 3 years 3 weeks ago #33406

After 900+ beds (quit counting after 900) raked and 42 lbs planted. I never want to see another rake the rest of my life.... Lol. Actually wasn't bad and enjoyed my time in the woods. A lot more Labor intensive than just planting wild berries. But hey!!!! Just rake several beds can't be that hard right.... Wrong!!!!! Lol!!!!! Oh well hopefully it grows. Thanks for everyone's help and advice. Hope I can return it some day. Good luck everyone.

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Re:Planting finally done!!!!!! 3 years 3 weeks ago #33407

Congrats. Just do what you can to keep the deer off them over the upcoming years.
Latt

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Re:Planting finally done!!!!!! 3 years 3 weeks ago #33468

Hey Loggy,

How many hours did it take you to do that?

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Re:Planting finally done!!!!!! 3 years 3 weeks ago #33469

Awesome news. That's a lot of work for sure.

I planned to get my planting done last weekend but had a break down, maybe this coming weekend I'll get it done.

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Re:Planting finally done!!!!!! 3 years 3 weeks ago #33472

900+ beds, and 43 lb.s wow!

I was glad to be done with my 11 lb.s and an acre... congrats!

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Re:Planting finally done!!!!!! 3 years 3 weeks ago #33477

Fishman - It took around 130 to 140 man hour's about. You can really cover some ground with 2 guys. And you can really fly with 3 people. We did 140 beds in 8 hours with 3 guys. But if you try to plant that much by yourself your doomed, unless your unemployed or retired.

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Re:Planting finally done!!!!!! 3 years 3 weeks ago #33481

How much acreage did you spread those beds over?

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Re:Planting finally done!!!!!! 3 years 3 weeks ago #33484

It's probably spread over 40 acres. I allowed 14 lbs. Per acre. When I started I thought I could put it on 10 acres. A person should probably allow 10 acres for 1 acre of seed cause the woods won't let you plant that close together unless you do some major clearing which I wasn't wanting to do.

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Re:Planting finally done!!!!!! 3 years 3 weeks ago #33486

That is an impressive amount of work, good luck to you!

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Re:Planting finally done!!!!!! 3 years 3 weeks ago #33497

I won't that much again Mortis!!!! Lol
It was way more work than I thought

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