Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Garden Journal May 23rd - 31st

May 23
Tasks

  • Moved some gravel off grass 
  • Watered everything
Notes
  • Hot but not too sunny
May 24
Planted
  • Nasturtiums
  • Potatoes
  • Jerusalem artichokes
Tasks
  • Removed remaining gravel off of grass
  • Removed row cover from nursery bed - all resident plants are vigorous and crowded
  • Added straw to vermicomposter
Weeded
  • Dog strangling vine 
  • Violets
  • Grass
  • Creeping Charlie
Harvested
  • Lettuce
  • Kale
Notes
  • Weather: preparing to storm
  • Tomatoes and one of the tomatillos under row cover are thriving
  • Still a few aphids on currants 
  • Small yellow bugs on sorrel - maybe aphids?
May 26
Tasks
  • Painted one barrel
Planted
  • Tomatoes
  • Beans
  • Dill
  • Basil
  • Lettuce
Weather - Rainy

May 28
Tasks
  • Cleaned and painted remaining rain barrels
  • Restrained asparagus to prevent falling on path
  • Weeded dog strangling vine
  • Brought pallets to use for rain barrel stand
Planted
  • Basil
  • Tomatillos
Cleaning the algae from last year out of the barrels



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