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What do you have growing in your garden?

Just gathering more ideas for next season... This year i have strawberries, raspberries, beefsteak tomatoes, super sweet 100's (tomatoes), Big Max pumpkins, Jack Be Little pumpkins, cucumbers, bush beans, eggplant, and kaleidoscope peppers. (And all that on my rented small mobile lot LOL -I am obsessive I think! -But hey saves $$$$! :)

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hotrodmomma

Asked by hotrodmomma at 4:13 PM on Jun. 1, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Tell me how to begin I only have strawberries and hot peppers for starters only bc my kids picked them and my me and my dh picked the pepps
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:16 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • I have watermelon, swiss chard, boston bibb lettuce, cucumber, new mexico peppers, jalapenos, sweet peas, purple basil, sweet basil, sweet 100s, beefsteak toms, arugula, hyssop, rosemary, and parsley.

    When the greens are finished, I'll put in squashes, more herbs, broccoli, and some later winter veggies.

    i'm hanging my tomatoes this year. it is rocking out! Do have a bird nest in the beefsteaks though... hoping the poop will fertilize.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 4:17 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • Assuming everything gets going here, I've got oregano, basil, dill, chives, tomatoes, hot peppers, sweet peppers, peas, dwarf bok choy, and watermelons.
    And I'm container gardening on a balcony to boot! If I can do it, anybody can.
    eema.gray

    Answer by eema.gray at 4:18 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • Tomatoes, zucchini, bell peppers, jalapenos, peas, green beans, romaine lettuce, watermelon, pumpkins, butternut squash, broccoli and carrots.
    kittyhasclaws

    Answer by kittyhasclaws at 4:19 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • In the veggie garden we have like 6 different kinds of tomatoes..the DH's responsible for that one,lol.
    2 kinds of peppers...I think they are banana peppers and green peppers
    cucumbers
    eggplant
    Brussel sprouts
    red cabbage
    regular cabbage
    purple leaf lettuce

    regular lettuce (I forget the exact name,lol)
    watermelon
    And I think thats all...
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 4:22 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • Oh shoot...I forgot...
    we also have chives and garlic out there too.
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 4:22 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • well they are for picking so as long as you use them that's good. I just look around for any square inch that we typically don't really use of the yard and that's out of the way of running toddlers and till (bought an old tiller of craigslist last year for $75-not pretty but works!) then i buy the 95 cents packs of seeds from Wal-Mart and plant what we will eat or can or freeze. As far as kids picking them...well....GL! ha ha my kids pick the strawberries too when they are not suppose to so i told them it would make the strawberries "sad" if they don't get to stay and grow big..worked so far this year but i will tell them when it's okay to pick them?.?.?.? make a good story for them i guess ha ha!
    hotrodmomma

    Answer by hotrodmomma at 4:24 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • cucumbers, sweet peas, lettuce (hopefully they will turn out better this year) potatoes (good if you have rotton potatoes that are growing spurts on them already), radishes, cherry tomatoes and regular tomatoes, and corn. wanted to do zuccini and sunflowers this year (everyone loved my zuccini bread and homemade sunflower seeds last year).
    americansugar80

    Answer by americansugar80 at 4:24 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • Tomatoes, squash, cucumbers and red cherry peppers.
    kksmomma1019

    Answer by kksmomma1019 at 4:29 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • Tomatoes, peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, celery, cuccumbers, corn, peas, green beans, carrots, cantaloupe, strawberries and we also have raspberries.

    IhartU

    Answer by IhartU at 4:33 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

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