Title: GIY 2022 Medium Kitchen Garden, 35 square feet, Phase 2 by Cheryl A De Gannes
Category: Medium Kitchen Garden
Description: Medium Kitchen Garden category, 35 square feet. The perimeters of my kitchen area were made interesting by adding vegetables, herbs, and flowers around in containers in a whimsical theme, thereby creating a space that was both edible and beautiful. Combinations of recycled containers Washing machine tubs and bucket gardening were placed at least 12 inches apart so that the plants will be less scorched. Recycled PVC guttering was also hung along the perimeter fence, all of these were filled with a mix of planting soil, compost material, broken coconut husks, sharp sand, and cow manure. Additionally, scraps from Vegetables and fruit peels in the compost bin along with lawn cuttings and plant leaves. In keeping with the conservation the use of self-watering containers and the Reuse of discarded pieces of PVC as a sprinkler system for the Garden place. Short-term crops were planted on 19-Apr-2022 as follows-: 1. Pakchoi/ Joi Choi = 10 seedlings 2. Lettuce = Type 10 iceberg : Type 10 bronze seedlings 3. Celery = Type pascal 6 seedlings 4. Chives = Type Giant Siberian 10 seedlings 5. Parsley = Type Curled leaf 5 seedlings 6. Shadon Beni = 10 seedlings 7. Mustard Greens = Type Flat Broad leaf 2 seedlings Long-term crops were planted on 19-Apr-2022 1. Tomatoes = Type Pear 6 seedlings 2. Sweet Peppers = 8 seedlings Type 6 yellow, Type : 2 bull nose 3. Cucumbers = Type Armenian 3 seedlings 4. Bodi = 3 seedlings 5. Cauliflower = Type Floretto 2 seedlings Fertilizer : Blaukorn (12-12-17) applied 10 days and some plants 14 days after transplanting, Bat Guano, Compost, rotted leaves, tree bark, lawn cuttings and 13/soil, 1/3 sand/ and 1/3 perlite. Water utilized: Rainwater Insects pest/s observed : Nil as at 26-May 2022 Diseases/s observed : Nil as at 26-May 2022 All Health and Safety precautions were observed.