Scarecrow's Garden Journal Notes: January 2013:
At last some Sweetcorn yum!
Temperatures this month:
Lowest Min 5.2C
Highest Min 20.4C
Lowest Max 23.1C
Highest Max 42.6C
No Recorded Rainfall
Rain comparison with other years: January average is 22.6mm:
After 13 days of over 35C temperatures this month the heat finally stopped in the last week when the highest max was only 28C.
No rain fell for the whole month.
For Salads, Juice and Stirfries I have been picking Amaranth, Lettuce, Parsley and Beetroot Leaves which are not always weighed.
Tomato Black Russian 79g
Tomato Ida Gold 488g
Tomato Oregon Spring 6507g
Tomato Red Colossus 833g
Tomato Roma 1907g
Tomato Tommy Toe 1185g
Zucchini Early 7288g
Zucchini Golden 2461g
Total Veg Harvest for January 22Kgs
Apples Cox's Orange Pippin 1998g
Total Fruit Harvest for January 8.5Kg
Total Eggs for January: 58 eggs.
25 From the 5 Farmyard Ferals (who have finally just stopped being broody!!)
18 From the Lone Barnevelder
15 From the 4 Faverolles (who did not like the hot weather and all but one decided it was a good time to moult)
January of Previous Years:
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