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Old 05-28-2015, 11:48 AM
Location: Boise
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Every year my garden seems to get bigger.

This year:
Tomatoes-more varieties that I can remember
Peppers, jalapenos and bells
Lettuce-many different colors and varieties
red onions
collard greens
yellow squash
zucchini squash

I don't mess with corn and potatoes. They take up more space than I can allocate and they are cheap in my area.
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Old 05-28-2015, 11:53 AM
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Cilantro and mint.
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Old 05-28-2015, 11:59 AM
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Green Beans
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Old 05-28-2015, 03:08 PM
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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I am growing 6 different varieties of tomatoes, 3 peppers, beans and every herb known to mankind. I actually prefer ornamentals and then supporting my incredibly wonderfu local Farmers' Market.
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Old 05-28-2015, 03:37 PM
Location: Western Colorado
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I have 40 roma tomato plants,
20 yellow squash,
20 green bell peppers,
20 yellow bell peppers,
80 onions,
40 red leaf lettuce
30 romaine lettuce
20 kale
20 watermelon
20 cantaloupe
20 pumpkin
80 Kentucky Wonder beans
80 snap peas
20 sweet banana peppers
20 chili peppers
100 sunflowers
20 cherry tomatoes
20 better boy tomatoes
20 cucumbers
20 zucchini
10 broccoli
20 spinach
40 carrots

And name a herb, I'm growing it.

That's all so far.

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Old 05-28-2015, 03:48 PM
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This year, I planted:

4 Sweet 100 cherry tomato plants
2 Early Girl tomato plants
1 Better Boy tomato plant
3 Golden Zucchini plants
22 Bush String Bean plants (yes, I REALLY like string beans!)
2 Parsley plants (one curly, one "Italian")
1 Rosemary
2 Basil plants
1 Peppermint
1 Yerba Buena

Hopefully neither insects nor fungal diseases will come between me and my harvests, but because I am also a member of my local CSA, I should have an abundance of veggies in any event. The CSA distributed their asparagus about 2 weeks ago, and it was...orgasmic!

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Old 05-28-2015, 04:26 PM
Location: N of citrus, S of decent corn
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I have herbs that thrive from year to year: Thyme, Oregano, Rosemary, Mint and Sage. I like to cook, so I appreciate the fresh herbs. Others, I need to plant in the spring, and they really poop out very quickly, like Cilantro, the basils and the parsleys.
The tomatoes, Jalapeno peppers, green peppers, and eggplant are doing well, so far.
I have tried squashes and melons, but they always get some kind of wilt, so I gave up on those.
Really, all I want is a decent tomato, and that is a struggle, but the only reason why I have a garden at all. I should just get a poodle to comb every day, and be done with it.
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Old 05-28-2015, 07:32 PM
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I stopped vegetable gardening years ago. Friends and neighbors share and there's always the Farmers Market.

My husband grows several varieties of tomatoes and since we still have so many dried, canned and frozen from last year this year he cut back but put in a few banana pepper and bell pepper plants.

I do grow many kinds of flowers and some herbs. Have an outstanding growth of oregano that never fails and some chives and tarragon. I also put in globe basil and parsley every year. There's catnip for the kitties.

I also grow pansies and nasturtiums for garnish and putting in salads. This year I plan to experiment with some lily eating.
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Old 05-28-2015, 09:11 PM
Location: Kalamalka Lake, B.C.
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Due to special circumstance I'm pretty much planting in the flower garden this year, the advantage being that it's good to go for "no till" and seed germination last year was a great surprise. We have an estivation in July here in the Okanagan BC so you can have two short crops of
Corn: three short varieties
Bell pepper, red, yellow, orange
hot peppers of all kinds
lettuce/spinach/chard burns off in a few weeks so we freeze it in small bags
beet greens
Herbs of various kinds in the shade/damp spots
Strawberries are a few days away: YEA!!!!
Sunflowers as the honey bees overnight in them
Melons of all kinds, esp. honeydew and min. cantalope and watermelon mini
It's already a hot, dry summer coming on and a big wasp/hummingbird year
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Old 05-29-2015, 01:28 AM
Location: LV
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I'm not really a gardener, but Im growing carrots, basil, 1 (yes just one) pineapple and green onions
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