Sugar cane weeding 2023-04-30

The recently planted cane was well-sprouted a week later.

[From the winter bed]
From the winter bed

A somewhat closer view.

[Sprouts in planted cane]
Sprouts in planted cane

Meanwhile, the cane resprouted from last year’s crop needs weeding, fertilizing, and watering.

[Gretchen weeding volunteer cane]
Gretchen weeding volunteer cane

While removing the last year’s leaves we had used as mulch, Gretchen found a monarch catterpillar and transported it elsewhere.

[Found a monarch caterpillar]
Found a monarch caterpillar