We had so many great, hard workers helping us last Saturday in the pea plantation at Holladay B Garden.
Laying all of this black plastic mulch is critical, especially in the Holladay B Garden since there are so many little "puncture weeds" that are starting to bloom. These are deadly if you step on one of them.
Also, because we laid down so much black plastic mulch, we have created a very "water wise" garden and have also eliminated most of the weeding work which will save us hundreds of hours during the entire garden season!
Thank you to EVERYONE who helped on Saturday to do this!
Anytime in the afternoon that you want to come and help, call, text, email or just show up at my home. If you don't see me, call me on my cell: 801-278-5313. We are finishing up with the weeding and have been laying black plastic mulch in all of the rows between the peas to cut WAY down on future weeding in this garden. Come and help us finish this big project. I won't have time to post it on my Garden Calendar, so hopefully you will read this and come! Your help is MUCH appreciated!!
6 - 8 pm:
Come and work with me in both Holladay A & B Gardens.
Go to my home first, Holladay A Garden and look for the YELLOW CONE near the driveway for details on where to go if you don't see us immediately. We'll either be in the A or B Gardens in Holladay, so we are NOT far!
8 - 10 am, Monday: We still have a lot of work to do in our Holladay gardens, mostly weed control around all of the hundreds of peas that are coming up. Let me know if you are able to come to Holladay and help us anytime this week. If you can't come on a scheduled time, email me and I'll show you what needs to be done. I have the right tools to use so it will be fast and easy to do.
Once we get the weeds out between the rows of peas, we will quickly lay black plastic mulch down which will help us eliminate any further weeding in those areas. A very smart tip if you want to eliminate a ton of weeding in your garden!
1 - 3 pm: We're shooting a video today on How to Build your own inexpensive Hoophouse - You are invited to come and watch us film this or just wait for the video that will be posted soon. Sorry, no children are invited to attend this event. Call me for the specific address here in Holladay where we are shooting this. 801-278-5313
We worked hard last Saturday and got 8 long rows of crops planted. Crops include: onions, radishes, turnips, lettuce, spinach, kohlrabi (from the cabbage family), carrots, and more is coming including potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, etc.
We need your help in getting more rows planted this week! This is a very big garden!
THREE Gardens will provide all of our early spring crops - Holladay A & B AND South Jordan A
All of our other gardens are being prepared to handle ALL of our summer crops which will all be planted by Mother's Day, (May 14th). If you are able to help us with our Early Spring Gardens, plan to go to one of these THREE gardens. We need you!
Come and work with me and others for a BIG planting day, which will only take us a few hours!
We will do a direct sow of hardy and semi-hardy crops in at least half of this garden.
Hardy crops include: Broccoli, Cabbage, Kolrabi, Onions, Radish, Rhubarb, Spinach and Turnip
Semi-hardy crops include: Beet, Carrot, Cauliflower, Endive, Lettuce, Parsley, Parsnip, Potato and Swiss Chard