RE: [gardeners] Downsizing Garden

Margaret Lauterbach (
Mon, 23 Nov 1998 12:18:25 -0700

At 11:25 AM 11/23/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Marguerite wrote:
>    I want to get some asparagus and rhubarb, to grow on the outside of
>the framed garden area, and I am making my list and drawing a plan for
>which plants get to grow in the small area. ....If anyone has suggestions
>for my down sized garden, please post ideas for me.
>I'm not a huge fan of gardening software (it's usually more trouble than its
>worth, imho), but there's a *nifty* piece of software called Sprout!
>(Abracadabra is the publisher) that I've found invaluable in getting the
>most out of the beds I have built for veggies. The software is cheap...under
>$20 as I recall, and it has a decent-sized database, as well as the ability
>to add your own entries. It will keep track of planting dates and track a
>crop through the entire growing season, so you can know when you need to
>have the next crop for the 'slot' ready to go into the ground.
>It has a no-frills journal feature that I use to keep track of planting
>information, growing notes, yields, etc.
>I have no affiliation with the software or its publishers...I'm just a
>satisfied user who estimates that I've increased my yield by roughly 40% by
>using the software.
>Catharine/Atlanta, zone 7b
>p.s. - welcome to the Internet!
Where did you get that software, Catharine?  Margaret