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Do you plan on having a vegetable garden? What is your favorite thing to grow?

I love growing raspberries, blueberries, tomatoes, peppers, okra...

 
booklover545

Asked by booklover545 at 11:26 AM on Jan. 27, 2013 in Home & Garden

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  • Yes, I've been growing a garden every year for about 6 years. Every year it is different, but my staples are tomatos, cherry tomatos, peppers, jalapenos, and cumcumbers. This year I am going to do squash, I have have before but it grows so easily in my area. And My son wants watermelon, just have to be careful it doesn't take ove the yard. And he has a planter with strawberries. I also like to grow some herbs and sprinkle mint in my lawn so when i mow the yard the mint smells delicious! My fave thing to grow is cherry tomtos and cucumbers. Last year I woke up to the smell of cukes and thought my husband had sprayed the hosue with a cucumber air frenshener, turned out he had just gotten a couple cukes off the vien and had sliced them up to munch on. They were so fragrant! I can't wait to garden this year!
    LadybugTash

    Answer by LadybugTash at 12:51 PM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • We only grow tomatoes, our lot is fairly wooded except for the swingset and trampoline! My in laws keep us well supplied with vegetables all summer long.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 11:40 AM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • Yes. Tomatoes and carrots are my favorites because they're the easiest things here (but not at the same time). We also have grapes, figs, cherries, apricots, hazlenuts, walnuts and pomegranates but they're pretty eternal and take no effort so I don't really feel that I can say I "grow" them!
    winterglow

    Answer by winterglow at 11:28 AM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • I have a garden every year. We do tomatoes, jalapeƱos, serranos, and herbs.
    PandaGwen

    Answer by PandaGwen at 11:31 AM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • I don't have a yard anymore, but I do plan on planting some tomatoes. I'll just have to stick them into 5 gallon buckets and do it that way rather than stick them in the ground.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 12:13 PM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • I did in Wisconsin. A nice thriving tomato and pepper in a box garden. I'm not familiar with the climate here.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 12:45 PM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • Always do! Don't really have a favorite thing, but a few things that we have to have every year are green beans, sweet corn, potatoes, and lettuce.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 1:48 PM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • I miss having a garden, but I'm in a townhouse now. I liked growing cucumbers, summer and fall squash, tomatoes, strawberries, and rhubarb.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 5:20 PM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • here not enough sun. As soon as I can some other place, maybe next year, peaches, apricots and every vegetable.


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    sunshine196

    Answer by sunshine196 at 2:04 PM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • I couldn't grow anything here. I live in the desert. There are water restrictions, the dirt sucks. I have plastic grass.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 4:33 PM on Jan. 27, 2013

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