Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Garden Journal Notes: March 2011

The Broad Beans that have been planted early for green manure
(see here) have grown rapidly this month.

Temperatures this month:
Lowest Min 7C
Highest Min 22C
Lowest Max 14.4C
Highest Max 32C
49.8mm Rain

Weather:
Temperatures were much cooler in the second half of the month from 30.5C on the 15th. Overnight temperatures remain mild, mostly in the mid teens (C).
The Autumn Equinox (equal day and night length) occurred on the 21st after which the winds picked up in strength for a while.
Sadly the "Super" Full Moon on the 20th was hidden from view by heavy cloud.

Rain comparison with other years:
2011 49.8mm
2010 7mm
2009 13mm
2008 23mm
2007 21.7mm

Propagation:
See this post and this one for full list.

Harvest:
See Totals Here
Listing Here

March in Previous Years:
2010
2009
2008
2007

I am so busy at the moment that I have given my Community Garden plot/bed to a newcomer. I will still be involved with community plots and garden beds but my own garden is keeping me occupied for now.

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