1Learning objectives, recent crop history, garden planning
2The joy of Collards
3March 1: Sowing a catch crop of pac-choi
4April 1: Planting cut and chitted Warbas
5April 28 - May 12: Warbas emerge to share surface with Pac Choi, kale as beneficial habitat
6May 22: Harvesting pac-choi, time-stacking explained
7May 22: DIY kimchi (or kimchi-like preserve)
8May 23: Mulching warbas with straw, removing spent habitat kale, how and when I irrigate
9June 1, 14, 20 : Manual soil moisture monitoring - for conservation irrigation
10July 17: Warba harvest! Timing harvest for winter crop sowing windows, re-using straw, planning next rotation
11 July 18: Kimchi tasting 😉
12July 18: Planning and seed bed preparation for winter beets and carrots
13July 18: Sowing winter beets and carrots into the seed bed
14July 28: Germination of winter beets and carrots, surface irrigation, monitoring
15August 5, 12: Thinning beets for salad greens to maintain productivity
16September 18: First beet roots, first baby carrots, the advantage of unnatural patterns
17October 3, 8: Crop progress, parsnip thinning, beet and carrot thinning, how planning timing rotations multiplies yield
18October 26, November 3: Beet harvest continues, carrot harvest slows, root crops enlarge and sweeten with frost
19November 20: Winter veggie garden as fridge, crop progress, baby parsnips
20Dec 7: Crop progress, natures 1st aid kit, using mulch to protect soil over winter, urban soundscape of doom
21Dec 17: Crop progress, edible anti-freeze
22December 20: Harvesting last carrots, reading soil N in carrot roots, sweetness in ice crystals. Avoiding pests using timing, comparative crop development
23Dec 26: Remaining roots mulched with snow, wrap-up