Spring 2017

Garden Notes – Spring 2017
Date Transplant Date Estimated Harvest Date Actual Harvest Date Plant Notes  Comment  Cost
1/21/2017 4/8/2017 Potatoes Planted 5 lbs. red lasoda potatoes.  $    4.25
2/24/2017 5/8/2017 5/3/2017 Tomatoes Planted 15 Roma. Matures in 73-80 days. 2 oz fruit size. Determinate.  First tomato ready 5/3!  $  13.50
2/24/2017 5/2/2017 Tomatoes Planted 6 Celebrity. 8 oz fruit size. Matures in 67 days. Determinate.  $    2.25
2/24/2017 5/13/2017 4/27/2017 Tomatoes Planted 1 yellow pear. fruit size 2 inches. Matures in 78 days.  $    2.25
2/24/2017 5/5/2017 4/21/2017 Pepper, Jalapeno Planted 2 plants. Matures in 70 days. Grande Jumbo Jalapeno. Space plants 18 to 24 inches apart. Keep well watered. Fruit averages 1.5 inches to 4 inches.  $    4.50
2/24/2017 5/5/2017 Pepper, Cayenne Planted 2 plants.Maturity in 70 days. Hot pepper.  $    4.50
2/24/2017 5/10/2017 Poblano Pepper Planted 6 Ancho San Martin.Maturity 75 days. Plant in full sun 24 inches apart.  $    2.25
2/24/2017 Marigolds Planted 12 plants.  Plants from last year re-seeded & there are volunteers coming up in addition to these planted.  $    4.50
2/24/2017 Fennel Planted one plant. Bronze.  $    2.25
3/3/2017 Mushroom compost Purchased 3 yards Kitchen Pride mushroom compost and spread on garden.  this made the garden so happy!  $  72.00
3/3/2017 5/15/2017 Tomatoes Planted 6 Red Deuce. Matures in 72 days. Fruit size 10 oz.  $    2.25
3/4/2017 Dill Planted 2 plants; Fernleaf AAS & Dill.  $    2.25
3/5/2017 Lavender Planted one plant. English Lavender.
3/14/2017 4/24/2017 4/6/2017 Yellow Squash Planted 6 plants. High yields, early. Maturity 41 days.  $    2.25
3/14/2017 Lemon balm Planted one plant.  $    2.25
3/5/2017 4/29/2017 Cucumber Homemade Pickles. Vigorous heavy yielding vine has 5-6 inch fruits. Maturity 55 days.  $    2.25
3/14/2017 5/6/2017 4/8/2017 Zucchini Planted 4 plants. Maturity 53 days. Aristocrat variety.  2 zucchini on first harvest  $    2.25
3/5/2017 5/9/2017 4/21/2017 Pepper, Banana AAS Sweet Banana. Planted 6 plants. Long pointed fruits, yellow turning red. Good for frying. Maturity 65-70 days.  $    2.25
3/5/2017 5/26/2017 Pumpkin Transplanted from compost.  Painted to preserve but it ended up rotting in the July heat.  $       –
3/17/2017 5/31/2017 Tomatoes Planted 6 plants. Produces high yields of large fruit. Heat tolerant. Phoenix variety. Maturity 75 days. These plants are still producing in August!  $    2.25
3/18/2017 5/31/2017 5/19/2017 Pepper, Sweet Bell Planted 5 X3R Aristotle. Large firm glossy dark green to red fruit. Disease resistant. Maturity 74 days. Produced very few peppers  $    2.25
6/1/2017 Blueberries 2 cups harvested for entire season. Blueberries did not produce many berries; too hot and not enough water.
 $132.50