Month: October 2015

October cleanup

October cleanup. We had 1 1/2″ of rain the first of October, following 1 1/2″ the last of September. Yesterday, October 27, another 1 1/2″ fell, making 3″ of rain for October. We still have an 8″ rain deficit for the year, according to… Continue Reading “October cleanup”

Fall vegetable garden–not so much

Fall vegetable garden–not so much. In August, I had cautiously optimistic hopes for a fall vegetable garden. I planted spinach, lettuce, arugula, carrots, beets, chard, kale, and radishes, hoping for the best despite the August heat. I planted seeds from 2 seed companies–Johnny’s Selected… Continue Reading “Fall vegetable garden–not so much”

Garlic planted for 2016

Garlic planted for 2016. Garlic planting day is always on the traditional Columbus Day. October 12. Planting garlic this fall is an anniversary for┬ádaysingarden blog since garlic planting was the first event of the 2015 season. Now the 2016 garlic crop has been planted.… Continue Reading “Garlic planted for 2016”

Kale harvest in the fall

Kale harvest in the fall. Kale has been under wraps since it was planted in June. As I’ve mentioned in other posts, cute little white cabbage butterflies use kale and broccoli as larval food plants. Their larva are ugly cabbageworms or loopers. The only… Continue Reading “Kale harvest in the fall”