Two of my personal goals for working at the Dallas Youth Garden this summer are: to learn how to maintain a garden well and how to get the most produce.
Two things I hope to learn for working at the Dallas Youth Garden are: get the best product I can and largest. and how to keep weeds at bey
I think my biggest challenge will be: having the garden produce and keep bugs away
My favorite vegetable is: pumpkin
My least favorite garden task is: weeding
My most favorite garden task is: harvesting
I think a leader is: someone you can look up to and cares about everyone's opinion.
My worst leadership skill or trait is: I tend to be stobern
My best leadership skill or trait is: I like to hear everyone's opinion on big decisions or suggestions
Rows of vegetables planted: 17
Number of different kinds of vegetables planted: 12
My garden did or did/not match my plan and why: it did not match because we had no sweet peppers left.
My favorite vegetable to plant was: hot peppers
May 15-20: food assistance program and planted garden.
May 22-27: planted garden and finishing plan
May 29-June 3:Almost done planting garden.
June 5-10: Mulching
June 19-24: Mulching
June 26-July 1: Mulching and Weeding helping others
july 6 - july 8 : mulching harvesting
july 11- july 15: harvesting and weeding
july 18- july 22: harvesting showing the garden and weed
july 28- aug 5: harvesting, booth, and weeding
aug 8 - aug12: harvesting weeding
aug 22 - 26 : harvesting getting ready for state fair also got sick on Tuesday
august 28 - 2 Sept: weeding
Problem: which one will grow better.
Solution: one of them will produce and grow better or faster than the other
Test/Activity: weighing all the peppers and seeing wich row produces more as well as seeing wich one produces the hottest peppers.
Results: the one with the straw seems to produce more peppers and the one with tarp produced bigger plants.
Communication: tells the results of which material works better and which produces the best results.
Leadership Skills: Planning, self-direction
problem: letting people know about the garden
solution: talking to the people that come by the booth
results: talked to two people but they had already heard about the youth garden, not too many people
communication: July 29, 2017
leadership skill: confidence and communication
Problem: where will the tomatoes grow better in sunlight or shade.
solution: guin toke the same kind of tomato plants and put them in the shade I took mine and put them in the sun.
results: the tomatoes took long enough to grow and mine were big and full of tomatoes but had been a little bleached out. when guin's was just getting flowers and were get ing taller. Communication: it tells us that the tomatoes get more fruit if in sun light but need parshal shade.
leadership skill: education