Monday, 11 June 2012

May Totals

Scarecrow's Garden Journal Notes:





Bed 6 in the Main Vegetable Garden with Lettuce, Snowpeas and Parcel!


 




Temperatures range for May:
Lowest Min -3C
Highest Min 13.1C
Lowest Max 7.9C
Highest Max 27.4C
9 mm Rain

Propagation:
Seeds sown:

Green Manure mix - Vetch Woolly Pod/Crown; Oats; Peas; Broad Beans; Barley  into Bed 6
Onion (Red) Tropea Rossa Lunga The Italian Gardener
Onion (White) Stuttgart The Lost Seed
Onion (White) Tonda Musona The Italian Gardener
Onion Red Rossa DT Brown

Planting Out:

Cabbage Early Jersey Wakefield into Bed 13
Cabbage Verona Purple Savoy  into Bed 13
Cauliflower Violet Sicillian into Bed 12
Onions Red Rossa into Bed 1
Onions Tropea Rossa Lunga into Bed 1
Poached Egg Plant Limnanthes douglasii around Bed 5
Silverbeet Rainbow Mixed/White Silver  into Bed 13
Sorrel Garden in Kitchen Garden

Cuttings:

Yacon Smallanthus sonchifolius
Lime Cotton Lavender Santolina chamaecyparissus 'Lime Fizz'

Harvest Tally for May:

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 Kale, Silverbeet,  Mushroom Plant, Gotu Kola, Parsley, Basil, Nasturtium leaves and Beetroot Leaves which are not always weighed.
Beans Butter 147g
Beetroot Bull's Blood 669g
Celery Tendercrisp 70g
Jerusalem Artichoke 456g
Kale Mixed 473g
Lettuce Mixed 370g
Mushroom Portebello 95g
Onion Red 316g
Onion Stuttgart  803g
Onion Domenica  Sweet 360g
Peas Snow Roi de Carouby 359g
Pumpkin JAP 11332g
Rapini Cima Di Rapa 65g (didn't like this so the rest went to chooks)
Trombone 31594g
Total Veg Harvest for May 47.5Kgs

Apples Golden Delicious 6552g
Apple Pink Lady 163g
Total Fruit Harvest for May 6.7Kgs

Total Eggs for May 29 eggs:
 29 from the 5 Farmyard Ferals
 0 from the lone Barnevelder
 0  from the 4 Faverolles

May of Previous Years:

2011
2010
2009
2008
2007


To see how the various Garden areas fit on our half acre block check out the newest Planting Plan for Autumn HERE  This is updated as planting occurs.

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