Garden Activities (Spring 9)

compost_siteAim (As week 7)

  1. To prepare a seed bed for sowing seeds.
  2. To have the soil in top condition for seed sowing and transplanting seedlings.
  3. To transplant sturdy seedlings so they can grow to maturity and be harvested and the crop sold.
  4. Keep weeds under control – they will have really started to grow by now.
  5. To compost garden waste, and keep the composting going well.

Equipment

As previous weeks

Activity

  1. Compost weed leaves, but not flowers or seeds.
  2. If compost bin only contains green material it will probably be too wet. Add crumpled envelopes and junk mail to get the balance right.
  3. Hoe off any weeds as they appear, to prevent them from flowering and setting seed.