Saturday, September 15, 2012

Gardeners 'To Do List': Sept

Lots of rain so far. While planting seeds has stopped, harvesting is going to be a full time job this week.

Finally all your hard work has paid off, but not what are you going to do with all this food? Might I suggest you read my post on "Storing Your Extra Food"  Personally I like to dehydrate because to the low energy needed and the long term storage potential.

Time to harvest and eat:
  • Lettuce
  • Cauliflower
  • Sweet Potato
  • Tomato
  • Eggplants
  • Pepper
  • Winter Squash
  • Summer Squash
  • Potatos
  • Cucumber
  • Melons
  • Corn
  • Beans
Transplant into the soil (from your starting seeds or bought from a garden store):
  • Done for season
Sow seeds into the soil:
  • Done for season
Start seeds in doors:
  •   Done for season

You still have extra time and want to do more. (where are you getting this free time???)
  • How about adding more mulch to your garden beds to help retain moister and prevent weeds?
  • How about a hugelkultur garden bed?
  • What about adding a automated drip irrigation system?
  • How about creating a small green house?

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