I want to work at the garden because:
I want to do something productive this summer, and I want to help out my community.
Two of my personal goals for working at the Dallas Youth Garden this summer are:
Are to become more out going and better at gardening.
Two things I hope to learn for working at the Dallas Youth Garden are:
Mangment skills and learning how to slove problems faster.
I think my biggest challenge will be:
Is making sure to keep pest away from my plant but I am sure going to try.
My favorite vegetable or fruit is:
My Favorite vegetable is zucchini, because I can eat it and cook it many different things.
I think a leader is:
Is someone who guides the people around them and knows when to take control and know when to lay back
I hope to contribute this leadership skill to the garden this season:
I hope to contribute my good comacation skills and my good listening skills.
Rows of vegetables planted: 19 rows
Number of different kinds of vegetables planted: 14 different types of plants
Planned Garden Yield: 316
My garden did or did/not match my plan and why:
May 4: Started work and removed tarps
May 7-11: Made plans for garden lay out, so I could get ready to start.
May 14-18: Stared planting seeds and starts, got nine out of nineteen rows done
May 21-25: work on putting more starts in.
May 28-30 and June 1 : finishing up all the planting
June 4-8: I was mainly doing weeding on my garden
June 11-15: A hole bunch of weeding
June 17-22: I did weeding, watering, and wint to a festival to look for some to do a leadership project on
June 25-29: weeding and collecting radishes, and watering
July 2-6: weeding and watering the garden
July 8-13: more weeding and harvesting vegetables
July 16-20: water my plants and pulled weeds
July 23-27: had open house and weed and pick plants July 30- August 3: water plants,weeded garden, and harvest some crops
August 6-10: got ready for fair and work at are booth for an hour
August 13-17: weeded garden and water it and pick plants
August 20-24: did watering and weeding in the garden
Problem: Not a lot of people know about us
Solution: Making a social media account for the garden
Test/Activity: To post pictures on the social media with what we are doing. A link to my account https://www.instagram.com/i_love_plants88/
Results: will get back to that
Communication: discuss with to other about my result
Leadership Skills: communication
Problem: why are there so many white butterflies in the garden
Solution: to research and understand what attracts them
Test/Activity: To research what plant attracts them and learning more about them
Results: I found out that they are attracted to cabbage,kale, and young sprouts, they like it so the can lay there egg on so there young can feed. link to information https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabbage_moth
Communication: post about them on them on the Instagram page I made for the previous leadership project
Leadership Skills: problem solving
Problem: Most of my cucumbers die in garden and I dont know why
Solution: research and finding out what us is making them die
Results: so many thing could have caused my cucumbers to start wilting I could have been over watering them witch would cause the leaf's to wilt and die they need about 1 to 11/2 inches of water per plant or i also could underwater them, they could have been suffocated by the weeds here the website I used for more detail https://www.hunker.com/13427499/why-are-my-cucumber-plants-wilting-dying
Leadership skill: educational
Problem :If I knew then what I know now
Solution: to talk about what I wish I knew
Test/Activity: writeing about it
Results: I wish I understood that certain plant need more attention then other and that the all have there own care that the need and that I should have payed more attention, like if I were to have some prior knowledge and certain plant care and give more attention to each type of plant indusallly
Leadership skill: educational