Monday, 31 December 2012

Update: Last 2 Weeks of December 2012

I'm really looking forward to a decent crop of corn this year...haven't had much success in the last few years but we can just about hear this crop growing and it's reaching for the sky! It is really enjoying the soil in the Old Chook Run Garden.

Temperatures:
Lowest Min 9C
Highest Max 40.5C
No Recorded Rainfall

Propagation:
Seeds:

Mizuna Purple Brassica rapa Japonica Group
Cabbage Red Express Brassica oleracea Capitata Group
Broccoli Romaesco Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group
Brussels Sprouts Ruby Brassica oleracea Gemmifera Group
Potting up/on:
Bugle Ajuga reptans from cuttings

Planting Out:
Lettuce Butternut replacements in Bed 23 (The Faveroles decided to rid this bed of earwigs...taking the new seedlings as a reward...Argh!!)
Sweet Potato cuttings - Hawaiian Sunshine and Beauregard into a new Wicking Bed in The Old Chook Run.

To see how the various Garden areas fit on our half acre block check out the newest Map of our place HERE This is updated as planting/changes occur.

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