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LEARNING TO COUNT SEEDLINGS

My goal this year was to:

  • Check and do some replanting if necessary on last year’s plots on Adnamira and Carkella.  My guess was 50 to 80 because I knew some of them had had a hard time with the dry weather.
  • plant 30 trees/shrubs in tiny triangles on Adnamira
  • 30 trees/shrubs in a small connection plot in the Tank Paddock behind the homestead
  • 60 trees/shrubs in a rocky knoll connection plot in the dam paddock on Esdale
  • 500 trees/shrubs in a windbreak on Esdale (funded by Local Land Services)
  • TOTAL – 670 approxsection-1-looking-toward-cockatoo-area

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NEXT YEAR’S SEEDLINGS

MLG propagation Sue seedingSeeds are such hopeful things.

The propagation days have started for the season at Murrumbateman Landcare.  I usually go on the Thursday evenings, but this time I went on a Wednesday morning.

The seeds all look so enticing in their carefully marked plastic jars.  I love the fact that there are neatly printed label for every possible thing we might sow. Continue reading