I started a garden journal to save time and money by keeping track of my gardening triumphs and failures. I am also including my garden plans, plant rotations and gardening discoveries.
By keeping a garden journal, I will be honing my gardening skills, keeping track of my favorite seed companies and documenting my favorite plant varieties.
I’m keeping it simple, using a composition notebook that a local thrift store had on sale for 10 cents and making columns with headings; filling it in as the summer progresses. Here’s what it looks like.
How to Make a Garden Journal
Here are the things I find essential to keep track of, but you may have others:
- Seed Company
This was my journal from last year and my comments indicated how the plants grew for me. We also experienced a drought last summer. (Which I need to add to my journal!)
Lots of lessons learned that will help save money down the road!