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How to track the sun for a biotime log

 
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Welcome, Maddy. I'm sorry to say I haven't had time to dig into Biotime logs and won't for a while. But one thing I really need to do that might be in such a log is figure out how to track the sun throughout the year to know how much sun any particular space receives. Is how to do that in there?
 
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Gail Gardner wrote:Welcome, Maddy. I'm sorry to say I haven't had time to dig into Biotime logs and won't for a while. But one thing I really need to do that might be in such a log is figure out how to track the sun throughout the year to know how much sun any particular space receives. Is how to do that in there?



Hi Gail.  I am totally new to Maddy, Biotiming and her book but here is a thought.  Perhaps you could choose one outstanding feature of your yard such as a favorite bush or tree and note whether or not it has sunlight during the course of your days...just whenever you notice it.  Maybe keep a calendar by the window to jot on?

And Hi Maddy!  I'm looking forward to gleaning lots of wisdom and insight from your podcasts and book.  Blessings!
 
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Gail Gardner wrote:Welcome, Maddy. I'm sorry to say I haven't had time to dig into Biotime logs and won't for a while. But one thing I really need to do that might be in such a log is figure out how to track the sun throughout the year to know how much sun any particular space receives. Is how to do that in there?



Hi Gail, the Biotime Log explains what biological time is and the kind of subjects or phenomena you can record and how to do that. It doesn't specifically tell you how to record sun hours in a specific location. You could check this article out: https://www.mnn.com/your-home/organic-farming-gardening/blogs/how-make-sun-map-your-garden

Like a ship’s log, this is not a journal or diary. It is especially designed to be a portable yet robust, a place where you can record your observations. Each half page is dated without a year or day of the week. You simply fill in the year and beside your entry / observation. Year on year this enables you to refer back and begin to see patterns in the biotime events occurring around you or to identify the unusual phenomena like an early flowering of a plant weeks before it usually blooms. I have also added some beautiful illustrations by Jane Bottomley to help inspire observational practice.
 
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