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Chilly Mornings

By Scarecrow
Update: Week 2 of April 2012
Chilly MorningsThe shrouded Autumn Main Vegetable Garden
Weather Highlights:

Lowest Min 0.4C
Highest Max 24.4 C
No Recorded Rainfall
Propagation:
Seeds:

Onion Piatta Di Bergamo Allium cepa  from The Italian Gardener
Onion Sweet Domenica Allium cepa from Southern Harvest
Radish Colour mix Raphanus sativus from The Italian Gardener
Potting on/up:
Tidying up the last of the brassica seedlings, potted on some Romanesco Cauliflower as I haven't any room to plant them out yet!
Cuttings:
Catmint Nepeta mussinii
Lemon Myrtle Backhousia citriodora
Muntries Kunzea pomifera
Pineapple Sage Salvia elegans
Vietnamese Mint Polygonum odoratum
Divided:
Lemongrass Cymbopogon citratus
Shallots Red Allium cepa var. aggregatum syn. Allium ascalonicum
Planting out:
Cabbage Ethiopian Brassica abyssinicum into the Kitchen Garden
Harvest Tally:
Beans Purple King 123g
Capsicum California Wonder 294g
Capsicum Hungarian Yellow Wax 129g
Carrots Mixed 157g
Leeks Bulgarian Giant 328g
Onion Stuttgart 403g
Onion Sweet Domenica 74g
Silverbeet Rainbow Mixed 318g
Tomato Money Maker 403g
Tomato Stor Gul 98g
Apples Golden Delicious 2061g
Peaches 350g
Strawberry Guava 77g
Eggs:Total for the week 13
0 from the lone Barnevelder
13 from the 5 Farmyard Ferals
0 from the 4 Faverolles
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.
A little "micro-man" brother for the Grandtwins arrived all safe and sound on Friday!
Photos later!

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