Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Garden Journal May 15 - May 23

May 23
Tasks

  • Moved most of the gravel off the grass, need to figure out an easier to get all of it cleared
  • Watered everything

Notes

  • Hot but not too sunny, 19 C
  • Lettuce is getting tight in the nursery bed, need to figure out a place for transplant
May 22
Notes
  • Big rain yesterday so let the plants be today
  • Red columbines are coming up at the back of the garden, very beautiful
  • Large mushroom also spotted on the edge of one of the plots






















May 21
Tasks
  • Squish aphids
  • Move rocks
  • Check fruit trees for aphids
Notes
  • Finished moving all of the rocks so grass can now breathe!!
  • Very heavy rainfall at night 
May 20
Tasks
  • Watered
  • Crushed aphids
Notes
  • A bit more growth noticed on seedlings
May 19
Tasks
  • Moved rocks
  • Crushed aphids
  • Placed markers for future signboard posts
Notes
  • Weather quite cold and looks like rain, 8 C
May 18
Tasks
  • Moved rocks 
Notes
  • Very warm during the day, left early because of thunder threat, rained in the evening
May 17
Planted
  • English lavender
  • Microgreens
  • Mesclun mix
  • Coriander
  • Oregano
  • Carrots
  • Sweet basil
  • Arugula - from seed saver workshop
  • Wildflower mix - around tree base
  • Tomato and tomatillo seedlings
Tasks
  • Cloaked base of Hugel mound with stone
  • Covered tomato and tomatillo seedlings with row cover
  • Watered trees, seeds, and seedlings
Notes
  • Hot, high winds, high 20 C
  • Strawberries, columbines, spurge, and currants are in bloom

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