Food growing planning for 2009 - initial thoughts

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Issues
  • What kind of soil do we have at the allotment and back garden?
  • What kind of rotation should we plan for?
  • What kind of crops are best for preserving?
List of plants to grow

Brassicas
  • broccoli (purple sprouting)
  • kale
  • rocket
Alliaceae
  • onions
  • leeks
  • garlic
Solanacea
  • spuds
  • tomatoes
Apiaceae
  • carrots
  • celery
Chenopodiacea
  • spinach
Asteraceae
  • lettuces
Herbs
  • various
Shamanic exploration tools
  • psilocybin (ho, ho, ho)

3 comments:

Thirtyseven said...

I've been loving this technique and go out of my way to use it now:

Soil Fractional Analysis.

martin said...

Yes, I think I saw it on yr twitter feed, cheers!

Neil Williams said...

I'm starting to think about mine for next year too. This was my first year with a garden - had a great crop of spuds, peas, beetroot and runner beans. And carrots.

Might try some brassicas this time.

Soil should be great, having dumped a year's worth of chicken poo from my two pet hens on it!

..good to have another blogger combining social media interests and the good life! See also our very own Tom Watson.