How to disc a garden when your tractor isn't running

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by mississippifarmboy, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    step 1) Catch wife taking a nap & steal her 4wd Durango (Ok, maybe "Borrow").
    step 2) Break out that old JD pull disc that's been sitting out in the weeds near the plum bushes for at least 20 years.
    step 3) Go find that tow cable your wife wanted to throw away but you just knew you'd need someday.
    step 4) Make sure none of the neighbors are watching.



    Ok, what really happened was I had been working on that darned tractor all morning and got mad and decided I was going to disc that garden if it killed me. I needed to get the turnips & mustard planted, I live in the south for goodness sake, you HAVE to have greens. My wife and kids were crying with laughter and my wife thought it would be cute to take pictures. (They are all evil little buggers) Now she's bribeing me by telling me she's gonna post the pics online. So I'm just beating her to the punch.

    BUT... I got the greens planted.
  2. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    [​IMG] ROFL...that is just wayyy too funny!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 18, 2008
    Southwest Missouri
    Well that is just a great way to.get the job done no matter what.
  4. X2Farm

    X2Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Homer, GA
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] now THATS some creative thinking [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Aint nuttin like fresh greens! [​IMG]
  5. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    I might be a redneck, but I'm determined to be a well fed redneck. [​IMG]
  6. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

    May 6, 2010
    My Coop
    Way to get the job done! [​IMG] I gotta say, that is going to be one giant garden. [​IMG]
  7. bburn

    bburn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2010
    Delaware, Arkansas
    Nah, that's not a big garden, that is just a southern garden!
  8. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    Yeah, it's only about 120' by 200'

    Most years we have to do alot of planting in raised beds to plant all we want. This is just the kitchen garden.
  9. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    Please come and break the ground on my new garden spot! We already got the sod cut and moved but turning it all by shovel is killing my feet and back! And I dont want to ruin the new tiller! Also hit the old garden spot on your way out...its next years Pumpkin and squash/ zuchinni spot! Thanks!
  10. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    My dad used to harrow with an old T-Ford. He also used it to rake hay.

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