We will be having our next Garden Work Day on Saturday, April 14th at 10:00AM. We have made excellent progress on the fencing (about halfway), and cutting out the area for our extended growing area. The sod has been cut out for the most part and the next step would be to start tilling the soil and moving the sod pieces we cut out. We will continue with that effort on Saturday! Hope to see you there!
I’ve enclosed a tentative sketch of how we might utilize the extended area after discussing with Rich. I’m still open to input. We talked about having Asparagus and strawberries in the Northeast corner, with corn or perhaps (three sisters: corn/squash/beans) along the eastern boundary. That would leave space for larger crops like pumpkins, cucumbers, more squash as well.
Also, Clarke mentioned the winds and lack of rain over the last several days have made the ground very dry. If you have already planted, please make sure to water probably daily so seeds have sufficient moisture to germinate.
Thanks for all your help!