This last week I have spent more time planning jobs in the garden than I have actually in it. I posted last week about biodynamic gardening and that I am going to follow the methods of this type of gardening in my garden next year. Apart from weeding, there are a few other jobs I need to do during the autumn and winter it is these that I have been looking into to plan when I should be doing them. I am starting to like this approach to gardening it suggests that you do specific tasks at specific times which I hope will focus my gardening and make it more manageable and achievable.
So the tasks I have identified so far are to divide my rhubarb plant which I shall do in December, move and prune two fruits bushes and prune the grape vine, which I shall also do in December but at a different time to dividing the rhubarb and sew some spring bulbs which I shall do in January.
Today I spent another hour in the garden weeding, I have yet to finish this job as I am limiting myself to one hour at a time so I do not feel overwhelmed by the amount there is to do! Once the weeding is done I will clean all the pots used for sewing and potting on, there is a big pile waiting in the poly tunnel. Then I will probably start to plan what I will sew and what seeds I need and get them ordered.
Do you have a garden, what are you doing with it at the moment?