Sunday, 28 March 2010

Goodbye Luckydog.

Scarecrow's Garden Log: 27:03:2010:

The Leaf Amaranth is flowering.

Temperatures this week:
Lowest Min 6.8C
Lowest Max 29.8C
Highest Max 34.3C
No Recorded Rainfall

What's the weather been like in the garden?
Very warm and dry!

Propagation:
Seeds:
Coriander
Silverbeet Rainbow Mixed

Planting out:
Replanted the Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Soup Celery and added some Parcel to the wicking bed in the Almond Area after Gingey Chook found her way into it and ate the first lot.

Cuttings/Division:
Pelargonium 'Madame Salleron'

In the Garden This week:

I emptied the new chooks' house
and used the bedding mix to build up a new compost heap.
See basics of compost making HERE

In the Edge Bed in the Kitchen Garden the Yarrow,
Garlic Chives, Sage and Greek Oregano
were all trimmed.
The Tree Onions and Shallots dug up
and divided for planting elsewhere.

The 2 old Chooks, Blackie and Gingey, have finally accepted each other and now live in the same run! That was after Gingey had decimated the wicking bed in the Almond Area! Just as well I had some backup stock of seedlings for replacements.

We said goodbye to Old Luckydog on Saturday. See Here sadsadsad

Weekly Harvest Tally:
Doesn't include Greens fed to the chooks on a daily basis or herbs picked for use in the kitchen for cooking or tea making.
Zucchini- Golden***767g
Zucchini- Black***419g

Apple- Golden Delicious***2695g
Apple- Jonathon***257g

Eggs
10 from the Farmyard Ferals
5 from the Barnie Chook!

To see how the various Garden areas fit on our half acre block check out the newest Map of our place HERE

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