Garden Journal

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 Broad Beans I::::::PHHH
 Shiso I::::::::::::::::::::::::::PHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
 Lettuce I::::::::::PHHHHHHHHHH
 Coriander/Dill I::::::::::::PHHHHHHHHHH
 Parsley I::::::::::::::::::PHHH
 Eggplants I::::::::::::::::::::::::PHHHHHHHHH
 Spring Onions I::::::::PHHH
 Bulb Onions I::::::::PHH
 Beetroot I::::::::::PHHHH
 Tomatoes I::::::::::::::::PHHHHHHHHH
 Bok Choy I::::::::PHHHH
 Kohl Rabi I::::::::::::::::PHHHHH
 Autumn Leeks I::::::::::::::::::::::::::PHHHHHHHH
 Carrots OHHHHH
 Potatoes OHHHHH
 Courgettes I::::PHHHHHHHHH
 Lettuce I::::::PHHHHHH
 Coriander/Dill I::::::::::PHHHHHHH
 Parsnips OHHHHHHH
 Beans I::PHHHH
 Winter Leeks HHHHHHHHHHHHI::::::::::::::::::::::P
 Lettuce I::::::::PHHHHHH
 Carrots OHHHHHHHHHH
 Lettuce I::::::::PHHHHHHHHH
 Parsley I::::::::::::::PHHHHHH
 Bok Choy I::::::PHHHH
 Kohl Rabi HHHHHHI::::::::::::::PHHHHHHHH
 Beetroot IPHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
 Kale HHHHHHHHHHHHI::::PHHHHHHHH
 Swiss Chards HHHHHHHHHHHHI::::PHHHHHHHH
 Coriander/Dill I::::::::::PHHHHHHHHH
 Daikon OHHHHHHHH
 Spinach HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHI::::::PHHHHHHHH
 Spring Onions HHHHHHHI::::::::P
 Bulb Onions HHHHI::::::::P
 Lettuce HHHHHHHHI::::::::PHHHHHHHH
 Garlic HHHO
 Broad Beans HHHHI::::::P
 
I Sow Indoors P Plant Fleece
O Sow Outdoors H Expected Harvesting Period Mesh

SEQUENCES

  • Early April: Winter salads ➡ Carrots
  • Early July: Potatoes ➡ Winter Leeks
  • Early May: Spinach ➡ Tomato / Peppers / Eggplants
  • Early Aug: Carrots ➡ Daikon (both under mesh)

OVERLAPS

  • Winter leeks (planted in August) + Parsley (interplanted late September)
  • Spring salads (planted in March) + Tomato / Peppers / Eggplants (interplanted in May)
  • Tomato / Peppers / Eggplants + Autumn salads (underplanted in September)
  • Tomato / Peppers / Eggplants + Spinach (underplanted in September)

TRAY 1 - HERBS: Feb 01 - May 01 (3 months)

[Feb 01] - new large tray: 12 x 8 small cells.
Also sow in a small tray all spring lettuces, to be pricked out the following week.

RED SHISO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GREEN SHISO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PARSLEY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PARSLEY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DILL HERA
TETRA DILL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DILL KR15
CORIANDER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BASIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BASIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BASIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MELISSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAGE
FR. LAVANDER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LAVANDER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TRAY 2 - SALADS and ONIONS: Feb 08 - Mar 08 (1 month)

[Feb 08] - old large tray: 12 x 7 small cells.
All lettuces have been sown in a small tray on Feb 01 and need to be pricked out. This week also put eggplant seed in wet paper towels, inside ziploc bags, on heating mat at 25C.
Each two rows of salads (14 seedlings) fills a raised bed (5/4/5) leaving space for other plants.

SPRING ONIONS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SPRING ONIONS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LETTUCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LETTUCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LETTUCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LETTUCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LETTUCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LETTUCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LETTUCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LETTUCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LETTUCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LETTUCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TRAY 3 - EGGPLANTS: Feb 15 - May 08 (2-3 months)

[Feb 15] - old large tray: 12 x 7 small cells.
In April the best eggplants should be repotted into 8x8 pots, 40 pots per tray.
Need at least 36 plants (12 Tsakoniki, 8 White, 8 Money Maker, 8 Violetta).

SPRING ONIONS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SPRING ONIONS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GARLIC CHIVES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GARLIC CHIVES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WHITE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WHITE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TSAKONIKI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TSAKONIKI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VIOLETTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VIOLETTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MONEY MAKER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MONEY MAKER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TRAY 4 - GREENS and LEEKS: Mar 08 - May 08 (2 months) - Leeks until mid June

[Mar 08] - new large tray: 12 x 8 small cells.
All of these go under mesh when planted.

AUTUMN LEEKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AUTUMN LEEKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BOK CHOY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BOK CHOY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHARDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHARDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BEETROOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BEETROOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KOHL RABI 1
KOHL RABI 1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KOHL RABI 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KOHL RABI 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KOHL RABI 3
KOHL RABI 3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TRAY 5 - TOMATOES: Mar 08 - May 08 (2 months)

[Mar 08] - old large tray: 12 x 7 small cells.
In April the best tomato plants should be repotted into 8x8 pots, 40 pots per tray.
Need at least 30 plants (12 Candela, 10 Pizzo, 8 Datterini).

CANDELA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CANDELA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CANDELA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PIZZO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PIZZO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DATTERINI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DATTERINI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BASIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BASIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BASIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CALENDULA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAGETE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TRAY 2 - FLOWERS: Mar 21 - May 08 (2 months)

[Mar 21] - old large tray: 12 x 7 small cells.

CALENDULA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAGETE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALYSSUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALYSSUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALYSSUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALYSSUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHAMOMILE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FIORI DI CARTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MALLOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HOLLYHOCKS
CORNFLOWER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CICHORIUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
COSMOS PURITY