GreenHab Report – December 12th

GreenHab Officer: Ryan DeAngelis
Environmental control: Heater on automatically, fan on briefly for ventilation/air flow (approx. at 6:30 pm), door closed.
Average temperatures: 74 deg. Fahrenheit
Hours of supplemental light: 10:30 pm to 2:00 am
Daily water usage for crops: 6 gallons
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: Only crop watering
Water in Blue Tank (200 gallon capacity): _180.5_ gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: 9:00 am, 6:30 pm (split watering)
Changes to crops: Planted peas, rosemary, and fennel
Narrative: We planted a large plot of peas, expanded the existing rosemary plot, and planted fennel. We put damp cardboard over top of the peas as per instructions for the first few days to be blackout. Found the pollinator tool and attempted to use that on the tomatoes. Will try again tomorrow, hopefully one or two of the tomato plants will be fertilized soon. HSO and JOU assisted in the GreenHab today.
Correction to report: I fertilized all the plants in the GreenHab today. I watered a second time because I noticed a couple of the tomato plants were drooping a little, so hopefully the additional water and fertilizer will help them overnight. Will observe and determine if more fertilizer is necessary in the future.
Harvest: No harvest today.
Support/supplies needed: Supplemental lights were observed to turn on at 10:30 pm last night, when it should be from 10 pm onwards – is this alright or should I attempt to adjust back to 10 pm start? Have not validated that it shuts off at 2 am, however I woke up last night at 3 am and the lights were off.

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