Monday, 4 September 2017

Garden Journal August 28th to September 3rd

August 30


  • Cut away aphid-infested radish pods
  • Re-adjusted awkward rain barrel positions
  • Cut off some dead asparagus
  • Sprayed squash with neem oil/insecticidal soap mixture
  • Watered
  • Planted wild arugula seeds under pea trellis
  • Beans: 200 g
  • Tomatoes: 300 g
  • Greens: 20 g
  • Fist-sized squash on hugel mound. Need protection from sqirrels.

September 1

  • Can't believe it's already September!
  • Tomatoes, kale, chard, and basil ready for harvest
  • Watered

September 3

  • The squirrels ate through to the tender centre of one melon, so I harvested it. The place they had bitten showed pink, but when the melon was cut open it was fully white. Experimenting with cooking it as a stir-fry vegetable.
  • Garden Together was cut short by a thunder storm
  • Protected squash and melons by covering them with pantyhose
  • Pruned squash
  • Melon - 800 g
  • Beans - 100 g
  • Tomatoes - 100 g
  • Greens - 100 g

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