So, as of yesterday rows 10 and 11 are tilled and mostly ready (woohoo!) for us to insert seeds. I say "mostly" because in some cases we still have to do a little minor cutting of fabric and arranging of already-hooked-up drip lines. Those rows are ready to take:
- Eight beds of Blue Lake bush beans. Beans are spaced roughly 18 inches apart, so there are twelve plants per bed. I realize that this is a crazy-wide spacing for beans, but they make correspondingly enormous bushes and aren't too demanding of water; so far this seems to work well.
- Five tomatoes.
- Two Armenian cucumbers.
- One Costata Romanesco zucchini.
- Two Sunshine F1 winter squash plants that we'll probably also harvest as summer squash. These are vining squash, so they'll go in 11G and 11H, and I'll encourage the vines toward the sun.
- An early girl in half-shade as an experiment.
- Some Withner's White Cornfield Beans in half-shade as another experiment.
- Plant the first bed of potatoes.
- Prep for pumpkin plants.
For now, that is all.