Day 7

March 19, 2013 · Posted in Garden, Photography, Project 

Today is the 7th day. Tomorrow morning the chickens will get to try their new food source. And holy cow does it grow fast! In 3 days it has grown over 4 inches. Tomorrow morning I will weigh it and then I will know how much it has really grown. Here is the photo from this morning.

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The cantaloupe is just poking up in the pots to the left side of the picture. Another exciting development. Last year the bugs got all but 2 melons. I am going to keep a closer eye on them this year and apply sevin when necessary, I really want a good melon harvest this year!

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  1. jon on March 26th, 2013 10:24 am

    the ice cream cone is a nice touch. biodegradeable starter pot?

  2. Brian on March 26th, 2013 11:12 am

    yea, i guess. I’m sure it’s full of nasty chemicals, and it tends to “melt” when it gets wet. That was something H brought home from activity days. She hasn’t ever watered it so I doubt it’ll do anything but sit there til I get sick of it and toss it. If it were me I would have made newspaper soil containers with the kids and used those.

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