Friday, March 13, 2009

Garden Journal: 3/13/09

I am going to try to keep an online journal for our garden so I can keep track of what I've planted and how it's doing.


-Raked vegetable garden

-Planted first planting of...
Mache Corn Salad (Valerianella locusta)
Heirloom French Breakfast Radish (Raphanus sativus)
New Red Fire Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
Pioneer Shell Pea (Pisum sativum)
Heirloom Arugula (Eruca vasicaria var. sativa)
Viroflay Spinach (Raphanus bipinnatus
Jewel-Tone Beets (Red Sangria, Golden Beets, Striped Chioggia)

Started seeds greenhouse
Globe Amaranth (Mardi Gras Parade)
Heirloom Mini Tomatoes (Red & Yellow Pear)
Old-Fashioned Feverdew (White Wonder)
Bodegold Chamomile
True Thai Basil (Queenette)
Orange Bell Pepper (Cal Wonder)
Jewel-Tone Bell Peppers (Crimson, Gold, and Orange)

Went to Valley View...
-Picked out a Serviceberry Tree for front yard
-Picked out a Witch Hazel Tree for yard (not sure where to put it yet)
-Picked out grape vines to grow on fence
-Bought 3 bird houses and two new bird feeders
-Priced out mulch (10 yards)

-Jim was at the house this afternoon doing clean up on the yard. He edged a new bed as well and moved the pile of field-stone to use as borders for the beds.

-Snowdrops (Galanthus)

-Sweet Woodruff
-Grape Hyacinths

To Do:
-Map out beds
-Order shrubs, trees, and mulch
-Map out plantings
-Wait and see what blooms!

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