GreenHab Report – December 22nd

  


Crew 218 GreenHab Report 22-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 23.5°C 18%

9:20AM

Floor Unit: 15°C

Electronic: 18°C

humidity 21%

12:05PM

Floor Unit: 28°C

Electronic: 28.5°C

humidity 16%

2:35PM

Floor Unit: 12°C

Electronic: 22.2°C

humidity 19%

7:00PM

Floor Unit: 17°C

Electronic: 22.8°C

humidity 19%

Max: 29.8°C, 21%

Min: 17.3°C, 15%

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 7PM-12AM

Daily water usage for crops: 4.3 Gal.

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~135 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops: 7:00 PM

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: N/A

—Martian rodent has eaten strawberries. Setup trap/release with two bits of sweet potato.

—Gnats infested strawberry plants.

—Adjusted suspended avocado pits to touch water.

—Leaving door closed at 9:20AM. Opened door at 12:05PM. Closed door at 2:35PM.

Harvest: Checked radishes. Not ready for harvest.

Support/supplies requested: N/A.

GreenHab Report – December 21st

  

Crew 218 GreenHab Report 21-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: — single reading of 18°C; 20% humidity

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 7PM-12AM

Daily water usage for crops: 10 Gal.

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~140 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops: 7:30 PM

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: N/A

Harvest: None

Support/supplies requested: N/A.

GreenHab Report – December 12th

  

Crew 217 GreenHab Report - 12-12-2019

GreenHab Officer: Cynthia Hori

Environmental control:

Ambient with door open

Heating

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on

Average temperatures

Low 66 F

High 90 F

Hours of supplemental light :5

Daily water usage for crops: 80 L

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes:

Water in Blue Tank—235 gallons remaining

Time(s) of watering for crops: 4:00 pm

Changes to crops: An animal is eating the plants. All 6 zucchini
plants have been eaten, 2 Cucumber plants, and 8 pea plants. All
acorn pumpkin squash plants were re-potted. All herbs were transferred
from pots to the herb garden plot. The herbs added were grapefruit
mint, pineapple mint, 2 rosemary plants, and spicy orange thyme.
More cilantro seeds were planted, replanted zucchini and peas.
Spinach, romaine, butter lettuce was planted along with a flat of
chard

Narrative: All crew members helped in the garden today and we got so
much done! We jammed to some tunes as we worked, thanks to Atila. The
second shade cloth (30% cover) was put up and the white Ikea hanging
pots were hung at a height to allow for watering. We separated pepper
plants into pots, moved acorn squash into individual pots, thinned
basil and cilantro. All hands were on deck in the greenhouse and we
left feeling accomplished. Now to catch the little critter that is
eating the plants.

Harvest :78 grams basil and 13 grams cilantro--

	

GreenHab Report – December 11th

  

Crew 217 GreenHab Report - 11-12-2019

GreenHab Officer: Cynthia Hori

Environmental control:

Heating

Shade cloth (40%) on

Average temperatures

Low 66 F

High 90 F

Hours of supplemental light :5

Daily water usage for crops: 80 L

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes:

Water in Blue Tank— 300 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 7:30 pm

Changes to crops: Pepper seedlings emerging growing quite well. Paper
whites were rotated from top to bottom shelf. Getting more water and
growing quite well

Narrative: We didn’t get our work done today that we said we would.
We have the Greenhab slated for tomorrow. A second shade cloth (30%)
will be added tomorrow and squash will be transplanted. New lettuce
seeds going in tomorrow. The herb garden is getting tall and the
oregano is beginning to lift off of the soil and gain about 2 cm in
height. Radishes may need to be thinned more.

Harvest: none

Greenhab Report – December 10th

Crew 217 GreenHab Report – 10-12-2019

GreenHab Officer: Cynthia Hori

Environmental control:

Ambient with door open

Heating

Shade cloth (40%) on

Average temperatures

Low 65 F

High 90 F

Hours of supplemental light :5

Daily water usage for crops: 80 L

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes:

Water in Blue Tank— 300 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 5 pm

Changes to crops: Pepper seedlings emerging

Narrative: A second shade cloth (30%) will be added tomorrow and squash will be transplanted. New lettuce seeds going in tomorrow.

Harvest: none

Greenhab Report – December 9th

Shannon Rupert

8:44 PM (30 minutes ago)
to MDRS
Crew 217 GreenHab Report – 09-12-2019

GreenHab Officer: Cynthia Hori

Environmental control:

Ambient with door open

Heating

Shade cloth (40%) on

Average temperatures: 20 degrees C

Low

High

Hours of supplemental light :5

Daily water usage for crops: 80 L

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes:

Water in Blue Tank— 300 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 5 pm

Changes to crops: Pepper seedlings emerging

Narrative: A second shade cloth (30%) will be added tomorrow

Harvest: Radishes were thinned and 141 g removed and eaten at dinner–

Greenhab Report – December 10th

Shannon Rupert

8:44 PM (30 minutes ago)
to MDRS
Crew 217 GreenHab Report – 09-12-2019

GreenHab Officer: Cynthia Hori

Environmental control:

Ambient with door open

Heating

Shade cloth (40%) on

Average temperatures: 20 degrees C

Low

High

Hours of supplemental light :5

Daily water usage for crops: 80 L

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes:

Water in Blue Tank— 300 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 5 pm

Changes to crops: Pepper seedlings emerging

Narrative: A second shade cloth (30%) will be added tomorrow

Harvest: Radishes were thinned and 141 g removed and eaten at dinner–

Crew 216 GreenHab Report 07Dec2019

[title GreenHab Report – December 7th]

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Crew 216 GreenHab Report 07-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Michael Ho

Environmental control: Door opened for ventilation at 11.50 am, closed at 5.00 pm(?) – thanks to the Martian elves.
Average temperature: 20C
Hours of supplemental light: Automatic system
Daily water usage for crops: 12L
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: nil
Water in Blue Tank – enough
Time(s) of watering for crops: 9.30 am; 6.45 pm.

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:
(Plants introduced since 03/11/2019 till 22/11/2019 please refer to Crew 215 GreenHab Report of 22/11/2019.)
(Plants introduced since 23/11/2019 till 07/11/2019 please refer to Crew 216 GreenHab Report of 06/12/2019.)

OTHER NOTES:
Harvest: None
Support/supplies requested:nil.

GreenHab Officer Report – December 6th

   
Crew 216 GreenHab Report 06-DEC-19
Crew GreenHab Officer: Michael Ho

Environmental control: Door opened for ventilation at 11.30 am, closed at 4.45 pm.
Average temperature: 18C
Hours of supplemental light: Automatic system
Daily water usage for crops: 10L
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: nil
Water in Blue Tank - enough
Time(s) of watering for crops: 9.30 am; 4.35 pm.

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:
(Plants introduced since 03/11/2019 till 22/11/2019 please refer to Crew 215 GreenHab Report of 22/11/2019.)
Crew 216:
5/12/2019:
2 avocado seeds suspended in metal pot of water. 1" submerged in water.
26/11/2019:
1 avocado seed in small black pot
24/11/2019:
1 avocado seed in small black pot
23/11/2019:
seeded Zucchini in 2 large black pots
seeded Chilli Pepper 'Shishito' in 2 2-gallon black pots
seeded Sweet Greenfield Pepper 'California Wonder' in 2 2-gallon black pots
seeded Swiss Chard 'Flamingo Pink' in 4 2-gallon black pots
transplanted three self-seeded tomato plants in large blue tub transplanted to 2-gallon pots

OTHER NOTES:
1st sprouts:
Sweet Peppers - 2nd of 4 pots!

Harvest: None
Support/supplies requested:nil.

"You cannot change the course of the wind, but you can adjust your sails."

Crew 216 Greenhab report 05Dec19

[title Greenhab Report– December 05th]

Crew 216 GreenHab Report 05-DEC-19
Crew GreenHab Officer: Michael Ho

Environmental control: Door opened for ventilation at 12.15 pm, closed at 5.15 pm.
Average temperature: 18C
Hours of supplemental light: Automatic system
Daily water usage for crops: 15L
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: nil
Water in Blue Tank – enough
Time(s) of watering for crops: 9.40 am; 4.45 pm.

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:
(Plants introduced since 03/11/2019 till 22/11/2019 please refer to Crew 215 GreenHab Report of 22/11/2019.)
Crew 216:
5/12/2019:
2 avocado seeds suspended in metal pot of water. 1" submerged in water.
26/11/2019:
1 avocado seed in small black pot
24/11/2019:
1 avocado seed in small black pot
23/11/2019:
seeded Zucchini in 2 large black pots
seeded Chilli Pepper ‘Shishito’ in 2 2-gallon black pots
seeded Sweet Greenfield Pepper ‘California Wonder’ in 2 2-gallon black pots
seeded Swiss Chard ‘Flamingo Pink’ in 4 2-gallon black pots
transplanted three self-seeded tomato plants in large blue tub transplanted to 2-gallon pots

OTHER NOTES:
1st sprouts:
Tomato – 5th pot of 6 pots!

Harvest: None
Support/supplies requested:nil.

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