A spare month-by-month hanging calendar that you can hang near the
A pen or marker hanging near the calendar, perhaps by a string
Hang a calendar
near your garden and set up a watering schedule with the kids.
to water all or part of the garden on particular days, and to record any water
that is in the rain gauge.
If your club is
meeting once a week, gardeners can split up the gardening duties on that day,
but perhaps two more times a week, a different gardener or team should be
assigned to come and give those plants a drink.
A gardener should
initial every time he or she watered or recorded rain gauge contents, to build
responsibility and accountability. If the seedlings are shriveled or standing
dead in a flooded bog, the gardeners as a team will have to bear the
consequences, so each individual gardener's actions are crucially important.