Friday, November 19, 2010
Salad Greens/Chard planted beds B1 & B3
On 19Nov10, Bruce and Mark planted all of the lettuces and salad mix greens that had been previously seeded in late October, and grown under lights in Mark's garage. In bed B1, we put in approximately 33 rows of 4, oriented N-S. These plants were placed to the south of the peas in that bed. The lettuces were planted on the W side of the bed, and the salad mix greens in the center, and arugula (12 plants) on the E side. In bed B3, which had previously been direct seeded with Little Marvel peas (which did not germinate save one plant), Mark derocked and reformed the bed, then planted out about 6 additional salad mix greens, 12 pak choi, 36 chard (Bright Light, Italian Silver Rib, and Large White ribbed), and 7 spinach (6 Catalina and 1 Summer Perfection). In total, approximately 200 transplants were put in this day. On bed B3, only half of the bed is used. All lettuces and salad greens were spaced about 6 inches all around, and the chard/spinach were in 5 E-W rows, alternating plant spacing, with about 8 inches between plants in the rows.