Well, we have this greenhouse…thing…and we’re trying to find ways to put it to use. So…we’re shootin’ for early season strawberries. I bought 50 Chandler plants from Ison’s nursery in Georgia.
I marked out another garden row, put down a layer of composted mulch then started digging the hole for the next project, aquaponics. More on that another time. I needed to do something with the blue clay I was digging out of the hole so I put down a layer on the strawberry row. Then I added a layer of composted horse manure and sawdust, jersey green sand and just a bit of aragonite before going to work this morning.
Then the oldest boy and I popped them in the rows when I got home. Our rows could be straighter but what’s the fun in that? Plants are 1 foot apart in rows and the rows are a staggered foot apart. I am loosely following the Missouri high tunnel production plan but I emphasize the word “loosely”.
OK. Well. Too much to do to sit around chatting. Hope this works. It could be a spectacular failure. Well, it could be a failure. It’s not big enough to be spectacular. Anybody have any tips for me?