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Thread: My 20/20 Vision for 2020 aka another nutty plan!

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    Default My 20/20 Vision for 2020 aka another nutty plan!

    You may remember some of my "Plans" like the 30 Bed Plan, the "Roots Shoots, Fruits and Leaves" rotation sowing Plan and "Sowing an Alphabet of Flowers". Also my dilemmas about how to record all this in a Diary when the months have varying numbers of days therein.

    Finally, I think I've cracked it.
    Are you sitting comfortably?

    There are 13 x 4 week cycles in the year (52 weeks and a day or 2 days to spare in a leap year).
    Every week begins on a Monday in most diaries.
    My 4 week sowing cycle is Roots, Shoots, Fruits and Leaves.

    This means that on 13 Mondays I will sow Roots, etc.

    I'm reducing my 30 Beds to 28 so I can work on each one every 28 days (the calendar month and date doesn't matter this way).

    The Alphabet has only 26 letters and I will divide them in to 4 weeks
    Wk 1 = A-G
    Wk 2 = H-N
    Wk 3 = O-U
    Wk 4 = V-Z

    I have a task for each day of the week -
    Monday = Sow seeds
    Tuesday = Clean Chooks and Fruit care
    Wednesday = Weeding
    Thursday = Herbs Day & Thinning and Transplanting
    Friday is for Flowers & Feeding
    Saturday is Catch-up
    Sunday is Sorting seeds for Monday.

    How many of you are asleep?

    Whether you are or not, I'm hoping that this will simplify it for me (not you lot, obviously, because nobody understands me!!).

    I'm going to sort some Flower seeds into 52 packets, one to be sown each week with names that start with the appropriate letters. For example, Week I will contain seeds with names A - G that can be sown in January on Thursday.

    Its a sort of Perpetual Calendar that will tell me what to do each day of the year from now until I'm kicking up the daisies.

    Simple, is it not?
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    VC so long as you understand the plan all I have to do is look at your finished photos

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    Also when you get your pension, that gets paid 13 times a year so would always be on the same day in the same week of your cycle.

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    It used to annoy me no end, when working and paid monthly, that I was paid the same amount for January as for February when there were a couple less days. Weekly seems so much fairer.
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    VC I love your logic and planning, look forward to following your diary ��

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    Quote Originally Posted by veggiechicken View Post
    It used to annoy me no end, when working and paid monthly, that I was paid the same amount for January as for February when there were a couple less days. Weekly seems so much fairer.
    What, you think you would like to have been paid less in February?

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    I was a bargain, whatever they paid me.
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    I'm exhausted from just reading that. What a busy year you'll have.

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