Planted Yard Garden

3/19/2020 – Mary and Piper planted Bonnies 3″ pots of: Sweet Basil, Thai Basil, and Cilantro plants. They also sowed: lettuce Swiss Chard seeds: Bright Yellow Decorticated and Burpees Rhubard Chard left from last year. Thai basil seeds next to the Bonnies Thai basil plant. The new plants and the existing onions are shown in […]

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Sowed Lettuce and Carrots

3/13/2020 – Piper and Olivia helped Grandma sow Salad Bowl lettuce and Danvers Carrots in Row 5 (5th row from the east side) in the north half. The seeds had soaked in water for about 24 hours. Soil temp two days ago was 69 F. The bed was prepared with the same fertilizer, 15-0-15, used […]

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Sowed G90 Corn

3/10/2020 – Disked the whole garden again this time with the drag. Drove back and forth along the west side to mark 6 rows with the tires. Fertilized, hilled them, and busted the hill to plant in the bottom of the trough. The concept at IFAS is to fertilize the plants, not the soil. Piper […]

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Harvested Winter Garden

2/29/2020, Leap Day – To further prepare for the spring garden today we harvested the: remaining few spinach and lettuce leaves the remaining small broccoli heads the remaining Icicle radish the remaining Daikon Radish and the carrots. The surprise was the carrots. The leaf tops never got more than 6″ tall and were not filled […]

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