Monday, 2 March 2009

Autumn?

Scarecrow's Log: 01:03:2009:

When to pick a Rockmelon?
When it falls off the vine in your hand.
Yum! mrgreen

Temperatures this week:
Lowest Min 9.2C
Highest Max 38C
No Recorded Rainfall (But there is some on the way)

Wow the first of March already...
Summer is gone...well it's supposed to be. rolleyes
That must be why the chickens are starting to moult.
Best they get it done before the cold weather starts
...poor things.

Planting:

Lettuce Butternut and Radicchio - rossa di Treviso seedlings into Bed 4 Wicking Bed in the Main Vegetable Garden.
Perpetual Spinach (home saved seeds) into the old Chicken Run bed where the last of the Purple Sapphire Potatoes were harvested.

I've begun taming the Kitchen Garden Jungle...
I've tidied the Pathside Edge Bed
and found another crop of grapes growing
on the outside of the pergola!

Weekly Harvest Tally:
Doesn't include Greens fed to the chooks or herbs picked for use in the kitchen for cooking or tea making.
Carrot***48g
Potato Purple Sapphire***1237g
Onion Brown***55g
Shallots Golden***137g
Tomato Ponderosa Pink***91g
Zucchini Costata Romanesco***1757g
Zucchini Black***1775g

Rockmelon***1137g
Nashi***4Kg

Plus a yummy mix of greens for salads...young Kale, Lettuce, Watercress, Lebanese Watercress, Chives, Parsley, Gotu Kola.

Plus 11 Eggs from the girls.

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