To plant a food plot for deer, turkey, geese and ducks all you need is some good soil, good seed and the proper amount of moisture and you too will be successful in a planting a great food plot for wildlife.
When we planted our pasture seed along the area where we had our pond dug out we had not planned to plant a food plot for the local wildlife but that is exactly what we have done. When we went to our farm recently and pulled up and looked at our pond we could see lots of new green grass and at least 4 geese and a half-dozen ducks eating our new pasture like they were at an all you could eat buffet.
When we got down to the area we planted to inspect it better, we saw lots of tracks from deer, turkey, geese, ducks and many more animals we didn’t recognize and it looks like all have been dining on our new grasses. We don’t mind seeing lots of wildlife eating our grass. That is what we look forward to seeing when we move there, but wished they would have waited some until the roots on the grasses had a chance to grow deeper so when the animals eat the grass it wouldn’t pull the grasses up by roots and all.
The animals thought we planted it all just for them, we are not complaining, it’s all good and has turned out well. We even planted another 40 lbs of seed but not sure we will get the required rain to make it germinate. I guess time will tell.
We couldn’t mow down around our trees that are planted on our bottom ground because of the recent flooding and it was still to wet and muddy. We did mow up on our building site and we did find some troubling things going on with our fruit trees and I will do a post about that soon. Until then enjoy some more pictures of our recent visit to our farm and of the old barn at the top of the page.
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