Goodbye Corn

So the corn has  been pulled out and planted with broccoli seeds for the eventual fall.  I will miss the tall corn fellows, they did great.

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So let’s pull them out.. please don’t cry.  I cry easily.

Look at how tall they grew, probably close to 8 feet high.

We got some delicious corn off them, probably the best corn I’ve tasted.  It was sweet and fresh.

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Look at those roots growing up.  It’s pretty beautiful, and they’re so strong… almost feel like bamboo.

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Seriously, look at those roots!

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I was in charge of cutting everything up with clippers.  My arm was so sore afterwards I couldn’t move it.  We will compost this all.  We just bought a fancy new composter, more on that later.


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We added in some fresh manure and now it’s back to being a big mound.  Now for the broccoli..

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We just did did the Waltham kind.  The seller added in the Di Cicco kind to try too, but maybe later this year (it takes a shorter amount of time to harvest).

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