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Kevin Longeway
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21/03/2011
Last Updated:
05/05/2011
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Climate Zone:
Cold Temperate
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New Equipment

Posted by Kevin Longeway almost 12 years ago

I am picking up my BCS-732 with rotary plow this saturday.

So my parents and I have bought the BCS-732 2 wheel tractor with the rotary plow attachment that Rob told me about. I pick it up saturday to take out to the farm.

I am excited to try it out for turning lawns and corrals into garden beds, which will be mostly about prepping them this year. I plan to buy the low cost compost from the mushroom factory by airdrie and cover crop them with nitrogen fixing plants that I will chop n drop. The compost is $10 a pickup truck load and worked really well last year for our main garden.

I also will be setting up a compost pile on the farm to collect grass, leaves and food wastes so that I can phase our the compost from the mushroom factory as the labour to shovel it in truck and drive to get it adds to the effort of its use.

 

I will be reading more on Doug Weatherbee (the Soil Doctor) to do some testing next spring with fungal vs bacteria enhanced compost tea on the different garden areas.

The tractor will also be used to dig swales in the 2 zones for phase 1 shelterbelt/orchard planting for next spring.

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My Permaculture Qualifications
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PDC course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: Rob Avis
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Date: Mar 2011

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