Fall Garden Planning

It’s finally here! Have you been waiting for summer to end like me? Here in Florida, there’s only a handful of items we can grow during the summer. It’s so hot and I long for fall so I can start planting again. I just planted a few rows of green beans and speckled butter beans a few weeks ago and they are popping up nicely.

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I’ve been gardening for years and every year, it’s always a trial and error. If something goes wrong one season, I just learn from it and try again the next season. Do you ever have those “so close to amazing” moments in the garden? Ok, I’m the only one LOL?

I always start with designing my garden each season with a scratch piece of paper. You have to draw it out so you don’t plant the same crop in the same spot. Crop rotation and companion planting are the biggest points in laying out the garden. Once you get that accomplished, it’s easy breezy!

So, I created some cute sheets to help me manage my crops better and so I can see at a glance just how everything is doing. I also made this book where I tear out pages in magazines that I know I will want to reflect back on. Oh, you do this too? So glad I’m not the only OCD person over here LOL.

So here is where you come in. I am launching my super cool amazing garden planning sheets soon, but I need a few “testers” to try them out. Are you in? All you have to do is download them, print them out and start using them in your own garden planning. Did I mention they are “FREE” to you? If this sounds like something you’d like to help me out with, then comment on this post and I’ll email you the link so you can get started. I want your honest opinion. Tell me what works and if you want to see anything else on them. Our next planting date is September 5-6, according to the Farmers Almanac. I pretty much follow their guidelines. Once you provide me with your email, I will send you a more detail list of how this whole TESTER thing works.

After I get everyone’s feedback back, I am going to list these downloadable sheets in my Etsy shop. I want to help as many people as possible have successful gardens. We are all busy and these sheets I feel are going to minimize the stress and trial and error in the garden. Looking forward to meeting you TESTERS!

UPDATED POST: My testers worked out great and I now have my Garden Planner on my Etsy shop. If you’d like to learn more about them, click HERE.

 

Blessings,

Wendy

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4 thoughts on “Fall Garden Planning

  1. daraclaire September 1, 2017 at 4:50 pm Reply

    I really want to/ need to be a tester! This sounds life changing!!!

    • Wendy Walker September 1, 2017 at 5:32 pm Reply

      Yay, Dara! I’ll email them to you. I’m determined to get you gardening LOL

  2. Tanya Alexander September 5, 2017 at 10:02 am Reply

    Oh I think the printable pages are an awesome idea. Ok so my moment was when I was baking for a dinner party and had all my ingredients lined up in bowls….my kiddos distracted me and instead of putting the sugar in the bowl I put the salt ………..ewwwwww

  3. Karen Kleinberg September 5, 2017 at 8:14 pm Reply

    I love gardening, been doing it for many (don’t ask how many) and always say, next year I am going to do ……. and then spring comes and I am going gardening with no plan at all, just winging it. Maybe your Fall Garden Planner is just what I need.

    I was on the launch team for Kerri Anne and was definitely moved, inspired, brought to stea r s, brought to my knees and AMAZED!!!!

    I would love to be part of your launch team…

    Have a beautiful evening

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