LizDTM's blog: 4 day Weekend in my container garden

Posted on Feb 20, 2017 5:37 PM

Obtained and potted a Eureka lemon tree. (Sat)
Transplanted a red beefsteak tomato into an upside down pot. (Sat) Transplanted 3 lime basil plants into top of pot. (Mon)
Planted 8 green arrow pea seeds in a cooler and placed it against west wall of backyard. (Mon)
Clipped down the greens on the Sweet Red onions and garlic. (Sat)
Planted a grandiflora Queen Elizabeth rose in the front yard. (Not in a container. Clay soil here with caliche.) (Sun in the rain!)
Planted an organic turmeric root with 3 knobs in large planter. Placed in front yard. (Sun)
Added new grow lights for the 3 indoor growing areas. (Sat)
Noted fruit coming on lemon tree, strawberries, and tomato.
Transplanted garlic chives into a tall, narrow clay pot. (Mon)
Transplanted my almost dead and basically free from the store parade (miniature) roses into containers. (Mon)
Ran out of soil!
Set up my 5 shelf system for aquaponics. A lot still to do here, but the shelves are up! (Mon)

Weather: Saturday and Sunday - steady rain all day. Monday: sunny

Temps for Monday:
Front yard (east facing and sheltered): Overnight low: 47 Daytime high: 70
Back yard (west facing and fully exposed): Overnight low: 45 Daytime high: 74

Off again tomorrow. Dentist appointment first thing in the morning. A pedicure at some point. Then we'll see what kind of trouble I can get into.

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