13 May '11, 11am

How does my garden grow? With the aid of a pretty good digital planner:

How does my garden grow? With the aid of a pretty good digital planner:

Steph Larsen's digital farm plan takes shape in the material world. Photo: Steph Larsen What's black and white and dirty all over? My garden plan! Last year's was, anyway. Most farmers I know will say that keeping good records and plans is fundamental to farming success. By no means am I what you might call a natural planner -- I lean towards the "organized chaos" style of living. But when it comes to growing things, I'm convinced that adding a healthy dose of order to the garden chaos is a necessity. There are just too many variables to consider otherwise. Garden plans don't have to be fancy, and last year mine was on old fashioned graph paper with pencil. By the end of the season I had a muddy, smudged mess with so much text squeezed in that it was illegible. I'd left it out in the rain a time or two, which didn't help matters any. For 2011, I was looking for something c...

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