Spring 2016

Garden Notes – Spring 2016
Date Transplant Date Estimated Harvest Date Actual Harvest Date Plant Notes  Comment  Cost
1/16/2016 Potatoes Planted 5 lbs. red lasoda potatoes.  $  3.50
1/1/2016 3/16/2016 4/2/2016 Tomato plants Transplanted volunteer plants from garden to earth boxes.  Moved boxes to garden 3/2/16. First tomato picked on 4/2/16. Three of these plants turned out to be cherry tomatoes.
1/18/2016 Carrots Planted Ferry Morse pre-seeded planting strip.   Nantes coreless. Days to germinate 8-12. Days to harvest 70.  These didn’t germinate very well. Only a few came up.
3/6/2016 5/15/2016 Tomatoes Planted 6 Tycoon. High yields, large fruit, determinate. Heat set ability. Maturity 70 days.  $  1.75
3/6/2016 5/10/2016 Pepper, Jalapeno Matures in 65-70 days. Tam Jalapeno. Space plants 18 by 30 inches apart. Keep well watered. Mild pepper.  $  1.75
3/6/2016 5/19/2016 Bell Pepper Planted 6 X3R Camelot Sweet Bell Pepper.Maturity 74 days. Plant in full sun 18-24 inches apart in rows 24-36 inches apart.  $  1.75
3/5/2016 5/14/2016 Tomatoes Planted 6 charger plants. determinate.   Maturity 70 – 90 days.  $  1.75
3/6/2016 5/15/2016 Pepper, Cayenne Maturity in 70 days. Hot pepper.  $  1.75
3/6/2016 Thyme Planted one Golden Lemon Thyme. Grows to 15 inches tall  $  1.75
3/6/2016 Rosemary  $  1.75
3/20/2016 5/4/2016 5/1/2016 Zucchini Planted 4 plants. Maturity 45-60 days  free from green gate.  $     –
3/20/2016 5/14/2016 5/4/2016 Cucumber Homemade Pickles. Vigorous heavy yielding vine has 5-6 inch fruits. Maturity 55 days.  something dug up 2 plants on 3/21  $  1.75
4/2/2016 5/17/2016 5/10/2016 Zucchini Planted 2 plants. Maturity 45-60 days  free from green gate  $     –
4/2/2016 6/16/2016 Cantaloupe Planted 6 plants. Muskmelon, maturity 75-85 days.  $  1.75
4/2/2016 5/27/2016 Okra Planted 6 plants. Pick the pods when 2-3 inches long; maturity 55-60 days  $  1.75
4/2/2016 6/6/2016 Pepper, Banana AAS Sweet Banana. Planted 6 plants. Long pointed fruits, yellow turning red. Good for frying. Maturity 65-70 days.  $  1.75
4/23/2016 Pumpkin? There’s a BIG mystery plant in the compost pile; has lots of blooms; might be a pumpkin! I composted the decorative pumpkins that I bought from Stahlman’s.  4 pumpkins harvested in July!  $     –
5/7/2016 7/8/2016 Pepper, Banana Planted 4 Inferno plants. Matures in 62 days. Fruit size 8″ by 5″.Outstanding yields of mildly hot banana peppers.  free from green gate.  $     –
5/22/2016 5/23/2016 Blueberries Cups harvested 1
5/29/2016 Blueberries 4
6/4/2016 Blueberries 4
      6/9/2016 Blueberries   8
      6/12/2016 Blueberries   8
      6/16/2016 Blueberries   8
6/18/2016 Blueberries 8  
6/20/2016 Blueberries 4
6/26/2016 Blueberries 12
6/30/2016 Blueberries 8
7/3/2016 Blueberries 4
7/9/2016 Blueberries 17.75 quarts total harvest 2
 $22.75