GreenHab Report – Nov 15th

Crew 215 GreenHab Report 15-11-2019

GreenHab Officer: Guy Murphy

Environmental control: Door left open for ventilation 12 midday then reclosed 3pm as the day was overcast.

Average temperatures: –

Hours of supplemental light: Automatic system

Daily water usage for crops: 16 litres (2 full blue watering cans).

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes:

Water in Blue Tank –

Time(s) of watering for crops: 10am, 4:00pm.

Changes to crops: Acorn pumpkin, snow pea seed planted.

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY

Established plants introduced 03/11/2019

[3x] strawberry plants (Everbearing), in medium metal planter

[1x] spicy orange thyme (thymus fragantissimus), small terra cotta pot

[1x] lemon balm scented geranium (pelargonium x Melissinum), small terra cotta pot

[1x] Mint Mentha – Berries & Cream, small terra cotta pot

[1x] Pineapple Mint – mentha suaveolens variegated, small terra cotta pot

[1x] Ice plant – Delospermo ‘jewel of the desert garnet’, small terra cotta pot

[1x] Sempervium textorum assorted Hen & Chicks, small terra cotta pot

[1x] Rosemary ‘Barbecue’ (Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Barbecue’), large plastic pot

[1x] Rosemary ‘Spice Island’ Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Spice Island’, large plastic pot

[1x] mint, grapefruit, large plastic pot

[2x] small Aloe Vera, in medium metal planter, frost damaged (removed 1311219)

Seeds Planted 04/11/2019 (Large metal planting tub)

Greek Oregano – Origanum heracleoticum

Chives – Allium schoenoprasum

Sweet Marjoram – Origanum majorana

Lemon Balm – Melissa officialnis

Sage – Savia Officinalis

Thai Basil – Siam Queen

German/Winter Thyme – Thymus vulgaris

Seeds Planted 10/11/2019 (Large metal planting tub)

Corinader – Coriandrum Sativum

Seeds Planted in12/11/2019 (2 smaller planting tubs)

Carrots ‘Purple Sun F1’

Radish ‘icicle’

Seeds Planted 13/11/2019

Perpetual Spinach, Rocket, Spinach ‘Lakeside F1’in medium metal planter.

Tomato (Chocolate Cherry) and Tomato Pole Roma in small pots for transplantation.

Seeds Planted 14/11/2019

Tomato (Chocolate Cherry) and Tomato Pole Roma in small pots for transplantation.

Onion (Evergreen White Bunching)

Cucumbers (Patio Snackers F1) in hanging pot

Pepper (Mini Bell Color Mix) in small pots for transplantation.

Seeds Planted 15/11/2019

Acorn Pumpkin in a small pot for future transplantation. Seed taken from a pumpkin brought to the Hab at start of rotation as a vegetable.

Snow Peas in 2 hanging pots.

Other seeds stored in the Greenhab are identified as –

Rocket ‘Arugula Rocket Salad ‘Rocky’ (Diplotaxis tenuifolia), 1/2 packet

Spinach ‘Lakeside F1’, 1/2 packet

Carrots ‘Purple Sun F1’ – 1/2 packet

Radish ‘icicle’ – 1/2 packet

Snow Pea (Oregon Giant)

Cucumbers (Patio Snackers F1), 1/2 packet

Onion (Evergreen White Bunching), 1/2 packet

Pepper (Mini Bell Color Mix), 1/2 packet

Perpetual Spinach (Green Leaf Chard), 1/2 packet

Partly used packed of seed have been stored in the provided tin to protect from vermin. This will also also repropogation later in the season to stagger harvest times and allow resowing if crops are lost.

25 white Narcissus bulbs (Paperwhites ‘Ziva’)

Harvest: None

Support/supplies needed: N/A