Saturday, 4 February 2012

January Totals

Scarecrow's Garden Journal Notes: January 2012

Just some of this month's Harvest:
Capsicums, Tomatoes, and Cossack Pineapples.

Temperature range for January:
Lowest Min 8.5C
Highest Min 21.2C
Lowest Max 20C
Highest Max 39.5C
20.5mm Rain

Rain comparison with other years: January average is 22.6mm:
2012 20.5mm
2011 12.5mm
2010 15.5mm
2009 0.4mm
2008 0mm
2007 92.6mm

Harvest Tally for January:
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.
For Salads, Juice and Stirfries I have been picking Lettuce, Kale, Silverbeet, Leaf Amaranth, Purple Orach, Mushroom Plant, Gotu Kola, Basil, Nasturtium leaves and Beetroot Leaves which are not always weighed.
Beans Gourmet Delight 71g
Beans Tongues Of Fire 503g
Beetroot Bulls Blood 68g
Capsicum California Wonder 328g
Capsicum Hungarian Yellow 356g
Carrots Mixed 96g
Celery American Stringless 706g
Cucumber Bushy 658g
Leeks Bulgarian Giant 132g
Onion Red 326g
Potato Bismark 216g
Potato Brownell196g
Potato Cranberry Red 384g
Silverbeet 77g
Squash Acorn Table Queen 103g
Tomato Big Rainbow 305g
Tomato Black Cherry 117g
Tomato Ida Gold 238g
Tomato Money Maker 883g
Tomato Pineapple 620g
Tomato Stor Gul 931g
Zucchini Rondo De Nice 3578g

Total Veg Harvest for January 11.1Kgs

Apple Cox's Orange Pippin 675g
Cossack Pineapples 714g
Plums (tree 1) 11352g
Plums (tree 2) 914g

Total Fruit Harvest for January 13.6Kgs

Total Eggs for January: 131
65 from the 5 Farmyard Ferals
9 from the lone Barnevelder
54 from the 4 Faverolles

January of Previous Years:

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