Mowing the fields of SMLC – LeFurge 2022

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Field Mowing

On the southeast side of LeFurge is a smaller field. This is the fourth year of mowing it. The goal is to eliminate the teasel from the field. This is difficult since teasel has a two year cycle, and also the seeds can survive two years in a dormant state. Ugh. I don’t know if […]

Mowing the fields of SMLC – Farm 2022

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Field Mowing

Mowing the fields at SMLC Conservancy farm is done on a rotational basis. One quarter of the field is done each year to keep invasive plants and shrubs down. The is the North West 1/4 of the field looking west. I need to work on the West-East leg a bit, maybe a compass to get […]

Mowing the fields of SMLC – LeFurge 2022

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Field Mowing

It takes a lot of mowing or burning to keep the fields free of invasive plants and shrubs! This is the first pass of the LeFurge South field near the campfire area. Had to stop at this point because the tractor had an overheating issue which needed corrected before any further mowing could be done. […]