Showing posts from February, 2016

Rainy Day Garden Planning

It's raining, it's pouring... hoo boy, the rain is coming down in sheets today!

Greenhouse is swept and clean, shop is ready and waiting, weekly seeding is all caught up ... so what is a bored gardener to do?

Just so happens that rain days are perfect for jotting down notes and plans in one's journal ... and catching up on laundry, too ; )

I start with a brand new, fresh journal book each fall. So, I shop around for months, looking at journals, notebooks, daytimers... till I find the look I want.

I love pretty covers and pretty pages, too. Coiled spines so the pages stay open with ease, and lines to keep me on the straight and narrow. 

My garden journals run from September through August annually. Why start in fall? Well, because I use mine as a planner for the upcoming summer rather than a record of this years happenings. Therefore, having notes about the current garden helps me plan for the year ahead.

If you want a record of the annual garden happening, starting in Jan…