Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Scarecrow's Garden Journal Notes: September 2013:


September Growth:
The new Cherry Lapin produced one cherry
Cucumber seeds sown at the beginning of the month are now ready to plant outside
Tiny Tomato seedlings have grown ready for outside planting too!

Temperatures this month:
Lowest Min -1C
Highest Min 12.4C
Lowest Max 14.3C
Highest Max 29C
13.5 mm Rain

Rain: Year To Date: 314.5mm (Average YTD: 255.7mm)
Comparison with other years:
September Average is  33.1mm:
2013 13.5mm
2012 10.5mm
2011 16mm
2010 35.5mm
2009 65.5mm
2008 11mm
2007 33.4mm

Weather Highlights?
Windy!!!!!
A warmer than average September see this link from WeatherZone South Australia's sweaty September
With dust too see this link also from WeatherZone Adelaide disappears into dust

Harvest Tally:
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 Silverbeet, Sea-Celery, Celery, Coriander, Gotu Kola, Lettuce, Kale, Parsley, Beetroot  Leaves and Lebanese, Upland and Water-Cress which are not always weighed.
Beetroot 1151g
Brussels Sprouts 275g
Carrots 919g
Celery 857g
Kale 695g
Kohlrabi 175g
Parsley 109g

Total Veg Harvest for September 4.2Kg

No Fruit Harvest for September

Total Eggs for September:  57 eggs.
25 From the 1 Farmyard Feral
32 From the 3 Faverolles 


Red Shallots divided in Autumn have grown to provide Green Onions for salads.

September of Previous Years:
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007

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