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Help Needed for Gardening Planner

I'm looking to create a board(s) to help me manage my garden. I'm not sure whether to use 1 board for everything or several boards linked together. The main things I need are:

  • A calendar to remind me of what needs to be done each month. For example, at the moment I just have 1 board (as in the screenshot).
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  • A visual display of the plants in my garden. At the moment I am just taking photos of them all but it would be good to have something that I can add information about each plant such as preferred growing conditions.
  • Something to act as a an area for planning development of the garden, such as ideas for next year, things to make etc.

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Alice Causarano Community Leader Aug 25, 2020

Hi Jeremy, I've never created a Trello board for gardening plans but I think that a single board would make things more manageable.

I've jotted down some ideas, not sure if they can be useful for you or not:

  • The first list of the board can be used as a place to gather ideas and info
  • Create a list for each season (instead of a list for each month) and use labels for months
  • Create a card for each plant with a photo as a cover
  • Use additional labels for more info about the plants
  • Use the Calendar Power-Up

Thanks Alice. Overall this seems a great idea, except that there are 12 months in a year and only 10 label colours. Maybe it would work if I had 1 colour for each season, eg. green for summer (June, July and August) etc. (That’s using Meteorological seasons)

I’ll give it a try but thinking it through, each plant would then have to go in a certain season whereas some plants span several seasons in terms of flowering, things to do etc. 

 I’m thinking it might work by creating a separate board called Plants as a database for all my plants and then somehow link to each plant from another board called Seasons 🤔🤔🤔

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Alice Causarano Community Leader Sep 22, 2020

Sounds like a good idea. Here is an article about Using Multiple Trello Boards for a Super-Flexible Workflow, maybe it can be helpful.

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Hi Jeremy. I'm looking to do exactly the same as you and use Trello for managing gardening tasks. I started looking at one list per month  with labels for different parts of the garden. But whatever way I do it doesn't quite work. I was wondering what solution you went with in the end? Thanks

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