Gardening Magazine

April Totals

By Scarecrow

Scarecrow's Garden Journal Notes:
April Totals
Temperatures range for April:
Lowest Min 0.4C
Highest Min 14.9C
Lowest Max 16.1C
Highest Max 32.6C
3 mm Rain

Rain comparison with other years
, April average is 22mm:
2012 3mm
2011 3mm
2010 18mm
2009 31mm
2008 24.5mm
2007 30mm
Harvest Tally for April:
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 Kale, Silverbeet, Leaf Amaranth, Mushroom Plant, Gotu Kola, Parsley, Basil, Nasturtium leaves and Beetroot Leaves which are not always weighed.
Beans  Purple King 601g
Beans Butter 697g
Capsicum California Wonder 2668g
Capsicum Hungarian Yellow 651g
Carrots Mixed 157g
Cucumber Suyo Long 195g
Leeks Bulgarian Giant 328g
Onion Stuttgart  765g
Onion Domenica  Sweet 413g
Onion Red 137g
Pumpkin Triamble 8372g
Pumpkin Whangaparaoa Crown 8743g
Silverbeet Rainbow Mixed 374g
Squash Golden 1034g
Tomato Money Maker 1317g
Tomato Stor Gul 424g
Tomato Silvery Fir Tree 227g
Zucchini Nero di Milano 1030g
Total Veg Harvest for April 28.1Kgs
Apple Cox's Orange Pippin 1275g
Apple Jonathon 734g
Apples Red Fuji 256
Apples Golden Delicious 74869
Grapes Black Sultana 3172g
Peaches  7135g
Pear Josephine 260g
Strawberry Guava 235g
Total Fruit Harvest for April 19.8Kgs
Total Eggs for April 56 eggs:
 56 from the 5 Farmyard Ferals
 0 from the lone Barnevelder
 0  from the 4 Faverolles
April of Previous Years:

To see how the various Garden areas fit on our half acre block check out the newest Planting Plan for Autumn HERE This is updated as planting occurs.

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