The area was full of grass so we had to work hard to remove it. We cut the top of the grass with a sickle and then dug it out with a hoe. Then we cleaned the spot, we took out all the stones and made a pile near one spot. Then Shivaji anna came with his tractor and ploughed it for us, another thatta came with Shivaji anna. We built a fence so that the cow wouldn’t eat up the growing ragi.
One day Shivaji anna said it might rain, so we sprinkled lots and lots of seeds around.
After a week it was growing like a forest. I needed to water it every day.
I had p…