|They knock over and destroy ten times as much as they eat. There are a bunch of corn stalks stomped down flat all through the patch.|
|A few ears are starting to dry down. I picked a couple to dry for seed just-in-case.|
Read as much, or as little, into the relationship between soda pop and future appetite as you want.
Purple pole beans
|As always, you can click to embiggen.|
|Two of the eight approach grafts I made on July 28 are showing signs of life. Apple leaves are in upper left corner and are frosty green in color.|
Apple squisher to extract seeds
This is pretty high tech so you might want to take notes.
|Left over scrap lumber from building Kubota's loft. Bottom piece (reddish) is a 36 inch long piece of Douglas fir 2-by-6. Top piece is a 2-by-4.|
|An old hinge.|
|An old screen door handle.|
|And a screw run into the base to prevent over-travel of the top piece. The goal is to crush the fruit, not smash the seeds.|