Page 27 - EON Edible Garden Manual

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EVERY WEEK
EVERY MONTH
GARDEN
MAINTENANCE PLAN
Sow new seeds in seed trays in
shadehouse in seed-raising mix
Sow seeds directly into empty veggie
beds (peas, beans, corn, carrot,
zucchini, pumpkin, watermelon,
rockmelon, onion)
Liquid fertilise fruit trees with
‘Powerfeed’ mixed in watering cans. 1
capful per 9 litre can
When there is no wind, spray ‘Round-
up’ on weeds between veggie beds,
along fence line
DO NOT USE ‘ROUND - UP’ NEAR FRUIT
TREES AND BUSH TUCKER TREES
Hand water all vegetables beds
with hose
Hand water all fruit and bush tucker
trees with hose
Check watering system to
shadehouse, trees and veggie beds
- x leaks and replace missing
dripper head
Weed between veggie beds, along
fence lines and around trees
Check for pests on all veggies and
fruit trees and spray if necessary:
Aphids: use ‘Pyrethrum’
Caterpillars: use ‘Success’
Grasshoppers: use ‘Eco Neem’
Check if seedlings in shadehouse
are ready for planting
Fertilise all fruit trees and bush
tucker plants with ‘slow release’
fertiliser - 1 handful per tree and
water in well with hose
Fertilise all veggie beds with granular
fertiliser - 1 handful per square metre
and water in well with hose
When veggie crop is nished, rotate
a new crop in the same bed. Top up
veggie beds with cow manure and
hay and water well before replanting
Apply dolomite lime to beds every 6
months, 1 handful per square metre
EVERY THREE MONTHS
EVERY TWO WEEKS
Liquid fertilise all veggie beds with:
‘Seasol’ mixed in watering cans
1 capful per 9 litre can
Transplant seedlings when 4cm high
from shadehouse to
veggie beds
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