Lessons from the 2022 Growing Season

end of season fall planning Oct 13, 2022

It's the end of the season and as I do each year, I think about how the garden did. Writing a blog article is a great way to summarize the year, but you don't have to be so formal. I do encourage you to go through this exercise. Write a few notes down in your garden journal at the end of the season. 

You do keep a garden journal, right? 

Even if you don't, you can jot some notes down somewhere you'll find it when...

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Reflecting on the 2021 Growing Season

When your growing season is coming to a close, it's always a great exercise to reflect on how the season went, what you learned, and what you would change next year. 

It doesn't need to be a formal project - just take some time and think about the season from the beginning. Think about each crop. Jot down a few notes to yourself for next year.

Ask yourself questions like these:

  • How did this crop do for me this season?
    • Did I...
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End of Season 2020

The growing season is over. It's sad; but honestly, I'm ready for a break. 

On Saturday I took down everything at the garden plot. The only plants still at the plot were peppers and spinach. The peppers were all wilted and the remaining peppers were mush - they had not survived the freeze. The spinach plants did survive the freeze and I had a nice little harvest of baby spinach! Enough to add some flavor to two breakfasts...

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