|Date||Events||Planting Schedule (ideal)||2006||2007||2008|
|Mar 18||Planted tomato seeds||U of Guelph tomato plants
plant tomato seeds
plant bib lettuce and spinach inside
|planted 30 tomatoes, heavy snow still|
|Mar 25||Plant tomato||plant more tomato seeds (good time!)|
|April 1||tomatoes germinated, planted 12 red globe onions, brussel sprout, pepper, fall onion|
|April 15||Work Garden
Plant cool crops
|Plant brussel sprouts||pre-sprout peas for community garden
plant brussel sprouts (good time)
plant kale, lettuce cmnty garden
|brussel sprouts, onions germinated||transplant tomatoes, sprouts, soaked peas, seeded goldenberry, peas, mache, spinach, planted community garden 24C!|
|April 22||Radishes planted||tomato seeds planted (too late!!)
planted Mache seeds (failed)
planted peas (home, cmnty garden)
|tomato plants 13" high, planted more at cmnty garden|
|April 29||repotted first 8 tomato plants
tomatos outside during daytime
using clothes line
|set tomatoes outside|
|May 6||Home furnace turned off
fruit trees in bloom
|transplanted brussel sprouts and 3 tomatoes|
|May 13||Last Frost||Planted tomatoes in garden
bought sweet petters, brussel sprouts, cherry tomatos plants
|eating mustard garlic pesto, flea beetles killed brussel sprouts, planted rest of tomatoes|
|May 20||Typical Last Frost||planted fava beans (3 of 8 grew up)
planted tomato in cmnty garden
|seeded 30 corn seeds inside|
|May 27||square-foot garden planted
last of tomatos planted
|June 3||cherry tomatos flowering
planted corn & beans cmnty garden (late!!)
|June 10||picked all lettuce (bittering)
picked all radishes
picked all spinach
planted squash cmnty garden
|June 17||Peas starting
Wild strawberries starting
Net cherry trees
|June 24||Black raspberries starting||Sour & black raspberries cherries starting|
|July 1||succession seed peas with bush beans||Sour cherries picking 1 to 2L/day
Peas almost finished (bad year)
plant bush beans where peas were
lentils/carrots/beans being eaten by small bugs
The garden is squash and tomatos!
|July 8||start Kohlrabi and Romain lettuce in a cool place||pick 2nd cherry tree|
|July 15||zuccini starting
cherry tomatoes starting
|July 22||bush beans starting
black rraspberries ending
|July 29||plant carrot?
plant lettuce, spinach, radish
|pick cherry tomatoes daily, picking mint|
|Aug 5||planted spinach, kohlrabi, China rose radishes - only radishes germinated|
|Aug 12||big tomatos starting||big tomatoes starting, picking tomatoes daily, community garden
is ahead as it has more light
Only 2 pears from one tree, about 15 from other tree in Nov.
|Aug 19||small carrots starting, Tomato overload starting!|
|Aug 26||Planted spinach, kohlrabi in cmnty garden - none germinated|
|Sept 9||Tomato production slowing.
Bush beans starting community garden.
|Sept 16||Squirrels discover our squash/pumpkins and decimated them to eat the seeds inside!
Pulled up bush beans - low yield.
|Sept 23||First Frost|
|Oct 7||Not many everbearing raspberries
Brussel sprouts still small.
Still getting tomatoes but cherry sized ones are splitting.
radishes from Aug 12 planting have no large roots.
Home furnace turned on Oct 12.
|Mid Nov||late pears eaten||First Frost
picking brussel sprouts (mostly small)
China Rose radishes are still very small