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It Was A Stormy Night!

Category: Sweet Corn | Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:28 am

Lying Corn ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )

It was nasty storm but I slept through like a baby because of the cool temperatures. It had been a long time since I slept so well. The early morning walk in the mini farm was just the opposite, it was a sad sight to see almost 50% of the corn plants succumbed to the strong wind of the storm last night.

Supported ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )

Without a thought I started to gather the necessary materials to prop up the affected plants.

Base Strenghtening ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )

Hi-yah!!! It was towards the last plant that I realised that I would be feeding the plants in a day or two. Why not do it now, have the base of the plant stabilised with a mixture of earth and compost and a dash of burnt earth.

All up again. ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )

Since the prop was already in place I just left them there. Hope that when the roots are better developed, they can help to support each other as claimed on the packaging.

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eileen wrote on Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:33 am:

Your corn plants still look nice and healthy even after being struck by wind. Fingers crossed they'll get a chance to put down a good root system before another comes along.


Sjoerd wrote on Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:16 am:

Those plants still look good to me. Time will tell.
Too bad about that unexpected hard wind.


KK Ng wrote on Sat Oct 27, 2012 2:47 am:

Eileen, Sojerd thanks. Luckily I did it immediately in the morning instead of waiting till evening which I think the extreme hot weather would cause some damage.

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