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A May Farm Report

Updated: May 20, 2023

2023-05-18 - UPDATE


THE RANCH

The first of the updates is newly added horizontal surface and relocation of The Ranch thereon.



LULU

The second major update is the addition of Lulu to the harem. I am in the process of rearranging the gardens. Lulu is taking space freed by the Ranches moving to their new home. She will also be sharing the Aerovoir in the background.

The iDOO 12-pod Template

Lulu: [Named with the "Lou" theme in mind.] (Scheduled from 8 AM to Midnight)

  1. EZ-Gro Romaine Lettuce

  2. EZ-Gro Butter Head Lettuce

  3. EZ-Gro Red/Green Romaine Lettuce

  4. Empty pod.

  5. EZ-Gro Romaine Lettuce

  6. EZ-Gro Butter Head Lettuce

  7. EZ-Gro Red/Green Romaine Lettuce

  8. Empty pod.

  9. EZ-Gro Romaine Lettuce

  10. EZ-Gro Butter Head Lettuce

  11. EZ-Gro Red/Green Romaine Lettuce

  12. Empty pod.


 

2023-05-09

The upper or left photo is from the April report. The lower or right photo was taken 2023-05-09.

I have:


SIX Smart Garden-3s [The Click & Grow Smart Garden-3 units are collectively named “the Ranch” or "the Ranches." The individual units are labeled Rancho Cero (Ranch Zero in Spanish.) and Ranch One through Ranch Five.]

The Click & Grow Smart Garden-3 Template





Ranchero Five: (Scheduled from 4 AM to 8 PM)

  1. Click & Grow Red Bell Pepper

  2. Click & Grow Salad Greens harvested, empty and covered.

  3. Click & Grow Salad Greens harvested, empty and covered.

Ranch Four: (Scheduled from 4 AM to 8 PM)

  1. Click & Grow Red Bell Pepper

  2. Click & Grow Salad Greens

  3. Click & Grow Salad Greens harvested, regrowing



Ranch Three: (Scheduled from Noon to 4 AM)

  1. Click & Grow Salad Greens

  2. Click & Grow Salad Greens

  3. Click & Grow Salad Greens

Ranch Two: (Scheduled from Noon to 4 AM)

  1. Click & Grow Red Bell Pepper

  2. Empty and covered.

  3. Click & Grow Salad Greens



Ranch One: (Scheduled from 8 PM to Noon)

  1. Click & Grow Romaine Lettuce

  2. Empty and covered.

  3. Click & Grow Romaine Lettuce

Ranch Cero: (Scheduled from 8 PM to Noon)

  1. Click & Grow Romaine Lettuce failed to germinate.

  2. Empty and covered.

  3. Click & Grow Romaine Lettuce


The AeroGarden Harvest Template




Harvey: (Scheduled from 4 AM to 8 PM) [Harvey is short for Harvest]

  1. AeroGarden Purple Super Hot Seed Pod, growing

  2. Empty and covered.

  3. Empty and covered.

  4. Empty and covered.

  5. Empty and covered.

  6. AeroGarden Purple Super Hot Seed Pod, growing


Harvey Too: [Harvey Too is a

play on Harvey the second and Harvey also]


  1. Genovese Basil

  2. Curly Parsley

  3. Thai Basil

  4. Thyme (Over-growing into the adjacent Ranch 1)

  5. Dill

  6. Mint



Seble: (Scheduled from 8 PM to Noon) [Seble is a female Eastern African, Amharic name that means Harvest]

  1. AeroGarden Purple Super Hot Seed Pod, growing

  2. Empty and covered.

  3. Empty and covered.

  4. Empty and covered.

  5. Empty and covered.

  6. AeroGarden Red Fire Pepper Seed Pod, growing

Teresa : (Sche

duled from Noon to 4 AM) [Teresa in numerous languages, also means Harvest]


  1. AeroGarden Red Fire Pepper Seed Pod, growing

  2. Empty and covered.

  3. Empty and covered.

  4. Empty and covered.

  5. Empty and covered.

  6. AeroGarden Red Fire Pepper Seed Pod, growing


FIVE Aerovoir reservoirs

  1. Shirley [Shirley is short for Chalchiuhtlicue ("She of the Jade Skirt"), an Aztec deity of water, rivers, seas, streams, storms, and baptism.] She is serving Seble.

  2. Nancy [Nancy is from Naiad. In Greek mythology, the naiads are a type of female spirit, or nymph, presiding over fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other bodies of fresh water.] She is serving Harvey and Teresa.

  3. Lassy [Lassy is from Thalassa- primeval spirit of the sea. She was a consort of Pontus and together they presided over the seas.] She is serving Lou.

  4. Anny [Anny is for Anuket, the ancient Egyptian goddess of the cataracts of the Nile and Lower Nubia in general, worshipped especially at Elephantine near the First Cataract] She is serving Lupy and Lucy.

  5. Doris [Named for Doris, a sea goddess.] Serving Harvey Too.


The iDOO 12-pod Template



Lupy: [Named for Ida Lupino] (Scheduled from 8 PM to Noon)



  1. Empty pod.

  2. BROCCOLI

  3. Empty pod.

  4. BROCCOLI

  5. BROCCOLI

  6. Empty pod.

  7. BROCCOLI

  8. Empty pod.

  9. Empty pod.

  10. BROCCOLI

  11. Empty pod.

  12. AeroGarden Poblano Pepper pod.


The ARUGULA CROP


Lucy: (Formerly Phredd) (Scheduled from 4 AM to 8 PM)


  1. Empty pod, covered.

  2. EZ-Gro Spinach seed pod

  3. Empty pod, covered.

  4. Empty pod, covered.

  5. Empty pod, covered.

  6. Empty pod, covered.

  7. Empty pod, covered.

  8. Empty pod, covered.

  9. Empty pod, covered.

  10. Empty pod, covered.

  11. Empty pod, covered.

  12. Empty pod, covered.


The GREEN CHARD CROP

Lucy: (Formerly Phredd. Named for Ida [iDOO] Lupino) (Scheduled from 12 Noon to 4 AM)


  1. Empty pod.

  2. Empty pod.

  3. Empty pod.

  4. Empty pod.

  5. Empty pod.

  6. Empty pod.

  7. Empty pod.

  8. Empty pod.

  9. Empty pod.

  10. Empty pod.

  11. AeroGarden Marvel of the 4 Seasons seed pod

  12. Empty pod.

ONE Kratky Wide-Mouth Mason Jar

The Wide-Mouth Mason Jar Kratky Templates




Katemcy: [Named for a town in Mason County, Texas] (Scheduled from 4 PM to 10 AM - 18 hours) and FIVE Kratky Regular-Mouth Mason Jar


  1. AeroGarden Golden Harvest Tomato Seed Pod., Lit by a halo on a stand.

  2. AeroGarden Golden Harvest Tomato Seed Pod., Lit by a halo on a stand.

  3. AeroGarden Heirloom Cherry Tomato Seed Pod., Lit by a halo on a stand.

  4. AeroGarden Heirloom Cherry Tomato Seed Pod., Lit by a halo on a stand.

  5. AeroGarden Heirloom Cherry Tomato Seed Pod., Lit by a halo on a stand.

  6. AeroGarden Mega Tomato Seed Pod., Lit by a halo on a stand.


Over half my equipment came directly from Click & Grow or AeroGarden or from Etsy. Some even came from Walmart. But all the links above are to Amazon.


 

Courtesy of Jago DiBuja:



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