Saturday, August 10, 2013

Gone Fishing - Thomas Tank Engine Song Chords

Gone Fishing - Thomas Tank Engine

Mike O'Donnell and Junior Campbell

Chords Arthur Fiddler 2013

Am             Em                Am
Sometimes it's nice to take some time out
C           G              C
Do what you really want to do.
Am      Em                Am
Just to relax and let the world fly by you.
F           C      F          C
Forget your worry, no need to hurry.
F            C       G
Just leave a sign to say...

C             F
Gone fishing, gone fishing.
C                F              C       F
It's a sunny old day and you're on your way
C        G   F    C
            Gone fishing.
C             F
Gone fishing, Gone fishing.
C                F              C       F
It's a sunny old day and you're on your way.
C           G    F   C
Why don't we all go fishing?

Am             Em                Am
You drop your line down to the river
F          C                G
Waiting to see what you can find.
Am       Em          Am    Em
Whatever life has to offer you.
F               C        F               C
You know you'll take it,    stand up and face it
F          C         G     G7
  Smiling along the way.


There's nothing better than a sunny day

When all your work is done.
F                     D
Throw down your line, settle down.
G                                    G7
Surprise, surprise, look what you've found.
C             F
Gone fishing, gone fishing.
      C         F      C               F
It's a sunny old day and you're on your way
C   G       C
      Gone fishing.
C             F
Gone fishing, Gone fishing.
      C         F              C        F
It's a sunny old day and you're on your way.
C            G      C
Why don't we all go fishing?

      C         F              C        F
It's a sunny old day and you're on your way...
C  G      C
    Gone fishing!

Friday, August 9, 2013

Minnesota Weeds

Controlling Grass Weeds

Grass Weeds
Annual bluegrass (A, P)
Barnyardgrass (A)
Crabgrass (A)
Foxtail (A)
Goosegrass (A)
Use preemergence herbicides. Apply two to three weeks prior to expected germination of weed seeds. Some of these herbicides may injure fine fescues or bentgrasses. Most preemergent herbicides will harm newly seeded grasses except siduron (Tupersan).
Bromegrass (P)
Quackgrass (P)
Tall Fescue (P)
Creeping bentgrass (P)
These weeds can be controlled only with nonselective herbicides. Spot treat only because herbicide will also kill desirable grass plants. Apply when weeds are actively growing.

Quack Grass - Not Crab Grass


Illustration: Weeds of the North Central States

Quackgrass--Agropyron repens--is a perennial weed in Minnesota, and a troublesome weed to eliminate from the home landscape. The Latin name means a 'sudden field of fire', and attests to its ability to take over lawns, fields and gardens. The plant is hardy to zone 3 and is actually native to Europe. It has been growing in the U.S. for over 200 years in all states except Hawaii, Arizona and Florida.
In older books quackgrass may be referred to as couch, quitch, devils, wheat, scutch, twitch, witch, dog or durfa grass. This plant is listed in 41 states as a noxious weed because of the detrimental effects it has on agricultural crops, though it does help control erosion.
In the home garden, quackgrass can invade gardens containing perennial flowers or vegetables, making it extremely difficult to eradicate. This sheet will discuss both chemical and non-chemical methods to control this weed in gardens.
An understanding of how the quackgrass grows will help avoid common errors in battling this plant. Quackgrass grows from underground rhizomes to an unmowed height of 1 to 4 feet. It has thin, flat, bright ashy green leaf blades. The seed spike grows from 3 to 8 inches long and appears in July. Quackgrass seed is often found in rye straw, so you may want to avoid using this as mulch in your garden. Each quackgrass plant produces about 25 seeds; they remain viable 3 to 5 years in the soil. It takes 2 to 3 months for a newly germinated plant to develop rhizomes. It is very important to eliminate the plants before they reach this stage.<snip>

Recommends selective use of roundup