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Pasture plowing and reseeding a Success!

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        07-12-2014, 09:39 PM
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    Trained
    Talking Pasture plowing and reseeding a Success!

    When the snow melted this spring, end of April, we plowed and seeded the bottom pasture. Right after I seeded, it rained, then rained, and rained some more, for almost 2 months off and on. It's coming up really well, roots are super strong, I think I can turn the horses out on it come August
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    I used Dryland pasture mix, same stuff we used for the lawn. No lawn seed for horse people! Yes I do occasionally let my horses graze in the yard before I have to mow it, lol.
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        07-12-2014, 10:49 PM
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    Started
    Mowing it once and letting it come up again will help thicken it up.
         
        07-13-2014, 12:11 AM
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    Trained
    No mowing, let the horses eat it down, then going to put composted fertilizer on it, Daddy-O has a plan, lol.
         
        07-13-2014, 02:37 AM
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    Super Moderator
    It looks heavenly! Edenic. Ambrosia. Divine.
         
        07-13-2014, 02:46 AM
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    Showing
    I'm jealous! All you people with your green grass. We have brown. And tan. And yeah. Brown.
         
        07-13-2014, 12:48 PM
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    Originally Posted by squirrelfood    
    Mowing it once and letting it come up again will help thicken it up.
    When you mow it you force the growth to the roots not the tops. When you fertilize with N (composted poop) the tops grow, roots need K and P.
         
        07-13-2014, 08:20 PM
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    Trained
    No mower for the pastures, to tell you the truth, I just bought a lawnmower for the lawns about 3 years ago. The horses were my lawnmowers, lol.
         
        07-13-2014, 08:25 PM
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    Trained
    Actually we are doing not too bad for growing grass, considering the acreage looked like this when we purchased it 20 years ago...
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    I am okay with pasture mix lawns, considering the fact I live in the middle of the forest, lol
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        07-14-2014, 03:46 AM
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    Foal
    Lol that's what most of my property looks like right now, its a work in progress that's for sure. Im jealous of your pastures :)
         
        07-16-2014, 02:59 PM
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    Green Broke
    I am jealous of the all the green and the trees. We are dry and hot and I have to irrigate my pastures and with the water shortages, they look sad.
         

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