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An April Farm Report

Updated: Apr 29, 2023

2024-03-10

There has been some rearrangement to return the fourth Harvest to service and to move five of the six mason jars into "Gary's Very Secret Garden." That name comes from Karen K. Anders' The Book of Firsts and Four Kings. 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

  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 : (Scheduled 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


FOUR 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.


The iDOO 12-pod Template


Lupy: [Named for Lucille Ball] (Scheduled from 8 PM to Noon)


  1. Empty pod.

  2. Empty pod.

  3. Empty pod.

  4. Empty pod.

  5. AeroGarden Salad Greens Seed Pod, germinated.

  6. AeroGarden Salad Greens Seed Pod, germinated.

  7. Empty pod.

  8. AeroGarden Salad Greens Seed Pod, germinated.

  9. AeroGarden Marvel of the 4 Seasons Seed Pod.

  10. Empty pod.

  11. AeroGarden Salad Greens Seed Pod, germinated.

  12. AeroGarden Salad Greens Seed Pod, germinated.


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


  1. EZ-Gro Spinach seed pod,domed

  2. EZ-Gro Spinach seed pod,domed

  3. Empty pod, covered.

  4. Empty pod, covered.

  5. EZ-Gro Spinach seed pod,domed

  6. EZ-Gro Spinach seed pod,domed

  7. Empty pod, covered.

  8. Empty pod, covered.

  9. EZ-Gro Spinach seed pod,domed

  10. EZ-Gro Spinach seed pod,growing well, pruned once for a salad.

  11. Empty pod, covered.

  12. Empty pod, covered.

Lou: (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. AeroGarden Salad Greens seed pod, growing.

  6. AeroGarden Salad Greens seed pod, growing.

  7. Empty pod.

  8. AeroGarden Marvel of the 4 Seasons seed pod, domed.

  9. AeroGarden Salad Greens seed pod, growing.

  10. AeroGarden Salad Greens seed pod, growing.

  11. AeroGarden Salad Greens seed pod, growing.

  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)


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


FIVE Kratky Regular-Mouth Mason Jar

The Regular-Mouth Mason Jar Kratky Templates

Nameless: (Randomly Scheduled )





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

  2. AeroGarden Heirloom Cherry 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 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.

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