Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Garden Update

Dear Friends,

The following is a garden update:

• One of the raised beds had structure added for vines to grow up. Two more beds need to have this feature added.
• Cane poles were added in three beds for scarlet runner beans.
• Bed 8 was partially weeded.

The following is a list of what needs to be accomplished:
• Weeding, weeding, weeding
• Follow-up with Forever Construction re: gazebo.
• Compost needs to be added to beds 13, 14, 4, 1, 8, 9
• Mulch needs to be added to beds 13, 14, 4, 1, 8, 9, 2, 15 and all raised beds.
• Plants need to be put in bed 1 and the two pots on the south side of the garden.
• Remove wire in tool shed.
• Remove 5 – gallon bucket of paint.
• Weed bed 15.
• Install aqua cones in vegetable beds.
• Plant calla lilies.
• Plant herbs in labyrinth.
• Stepping-stones for children’s garden.
• Fill two pots on the south side of the garden with container mix.

Ongoing tasks:
• Ongoing work is weed control, edging the beds, staking, insect and disease control, etc.

• The Park District will have annuals for us on 06/17/08.
• There is one flat of wax begonias, two flats of annuals, and several marigolds that need to be planted.
• I have a variety of plants in my driveway that need planting.
• Wadsworth Feed should have plants for the Victorian bed by the end of the week.
• One flat of dianthus for Madeleine.