Monday, 31 December 2012
Scarecrow's Garden Journal Notes: December Totals:
Over 8 Kilos of Brown Onions were harvested, allowed to dry in the sun for a few days and are now stored in the shed for future use.
Temperature Range for December:
Lowest Min 5.5C
Highest Min 21.2C
Lowest Max 20.5C
Highest Max 40.5C
Rain comparison with other years: December average is 25.7 mm:
Harvest Tally for December:
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 Silverbeet, Gotu Kola, Lettuces, Beetroot Leaves which are not always weighed.
Beans Green 103g
Cucumber Bushy 423g
Garlic Russian 152g
Squash Button 319g
Tomato Oregon Spring 276g
Tomato Roma 63g (first ones picked today!)
Zucchini Early 2569g
Zucchini Golden 643g
Total Veg Harvest for December 14Kgs
Total Fruit Harvest for December 13Kg
Total Eggs for December : 151
77 from the 5 Farmyard Ferals (They are still taking turns at going broody)
18 from the lone Barnevelder
56 from the 4 Faverolles
December of Previous Years:
I'm harvesting lots of Zucchinis...this year I have a new gadget to make Zucchini Pasta! It's a Spiral Vegetable Cutter and it turns zucchini and other veg into noodles! It's a great way to cut down on our wheat intake.
To see how the various Garden areas fit on our half acre block check out the newest Planting Plan for Spring/Summer HERE
This is updated as planting occurs.
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