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anyone plant a garden ? what do u grow ?

i tried it last year and loved it. i had squash and tomatoes and now i want a bigger garden

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mistik75

Asked by mistik75 at 8:36 AM on Dec. 22, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • I don't now, but I used to have tomatoes, peppers, onions, lettuce, squash, beans, peas, potatoes, herbs, cabbage.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 8:39 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Corn, green beans, lima beans, yellow squash, zucchini, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers. In the past we've grown eggplants, tomatinos, watermelons, cantaloupes, brussel sprouts, broccoli and cabbage.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 8:41 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • We haven't had a big garden in a very long time. Last year I grew tomatoes, potatoes, green beans and sunflowers. This year we are putting in a small pumpkin patch as well and I hope to add some brussel sprouts - those look so cool when they grow. Our daughter wants to grow sweet potatoes as well so we will probably add those too.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 8:47 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • I always do tomatoes and fresh herbs. I've also done peppers, strawberries, and lettuce.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 8:57 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • We plant tomatoes, hot peppers, lettuce, radishes, green beans, okra, onions, summer squash, zucchini and then all my herbs come back on their own. But, I live in TX where thatis possible.
    specialwingz

    Answer by specialwingz at 10:39 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • My son is the gardener. He had 3 patches this last summer: an herb garden, a squash and melon patch, and one that had tomatoes, several types of peppers, and cucumber.
    ChezBelle

    Answer by ChezBelle at 11:34 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • I planted tomatoes, squash, green peppers, cabbage, and green beans
    We are learning to can. next year we plan on planting corn too.
    HomeAlone45

    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 3:15 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Lettuce (4 varieties), carrots, radish, tomatoes (4), peppers (3), hot pepper (2), cabbage, turnips, parsnips, broccoli, cauliflowew, asparagus, rhubarb, ground cherries, blueberries, strawberries, kiwi, grapes, potatoes (red/white), sweet potatoes, melons (7), cantaloupe (3), pumpkins, squash, gourds, beans (9), peas, corn (3), herbs (17), garlic, rice, coffee, cocoa, lemons, oranges, limes, cherry (3), plum, apple (3), pear (2), hops, walnut, pecan, pistachio, brussels sprouts, dandelion (yes on purpose lol!), and I'm sure I'm forgetting some. We can, dehydrate, and freeze as well as have a root cellar.
    Farmlady09

    Answer by Farmlady09 at 9:43 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Corn tomatoes, carrots,cucmbers,radishes, swiss chard, watermelon, cataloupe,pumpkins, grapes, strawberries,green beans, suash,green peppers, jalepeno peppers,asparagus, onions I am sure I am forgetting something our garden is so huge
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 8:16 AM on Dec. 24, 2010

  • Yeah last year I did tomatoes and I made tons of spaghetti sauce. I love it and it saves us money every week. I also made sweet pickle relish with cucs from the local stand.
    So next year I am growing more stuff for sure. It is a great thing to do and the food you make is so much better than the store can ever carry. I am thinking the tomatoes again, cucumbers, yellow squash, and a few other veggies. I can not wait. Perhaps pumpkins too.
    mmmegan38

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 9:08 PM on Dec. 26, 2010

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