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Old January 30, 2023   #16
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Thornless blackberries, of a less creepy variety (Ouachita). Blackberries aren't weeds here, we're safe ��. Too dry, they'll creep, I'm sure, but they shouldn't creep too far past the water line, and my fruit yard doesn't border my neighbor's yard, so they won't be angry.
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Old January 31, 2023   #17
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Hey
I have chosen the varieties of tomatoes that I will grow in the ground. They are all from the Dwarf Tomato Project. I haven't chosen a greenhouse yet.
Adelaide Festival, Banana Toes, Banksia Queen, Big Green Dwarf, Deaton's Dwarf, Dwarf Amy’s Ohio, Dwarf Big Valentine, Dwarf Buddy's Heart, Dwarf Chocolate Heartthrob, Dwarf Dainty Isabel, Dwarf Egypt Yellow, Dwarf Gloria's Treat, Dwarf Goldfinch, Dwarf Grinch, Dwarf Idaho Gem, Dwarf Laura’s Bounty, Dwarf Lemon Ice, Dwarf Mint Streaks, Dwarf Mocha's Cherry, Dwarf Mr. Snow, Dwarf Noah's Stripes, Dwarf Numbat, Dwarf Pico's Pride, Dwarf Pink Livija, Dwarf Round Robin, Dwarf Saucy Mary, Dwarf Sonrojo Monster, Dwarf Speckled Heart, Dwarf Stony Brook Speckled, Dwarf Suz’s Beauty, Dwarf Sweet Sue, Dwarf Tanager, Dwarf Tiger Eye, Dwarf Velvet Night, Loxton Lass, Rosella Purple, Sean's Yellow Dwarf, Sleeping Lady, Uluru Ochre.
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Old February 1, 2023   #18
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Garlic (already in the ground), onions, various lettuces, spinach, tomatoes, jalapenos, pickling cucumbers, bush beans, basil, Dill, cilantro, parsley, oregano, spearmint, Beats, diakon radish, thornless blackberries, grapes, rhubarb, im plantings a couple of raspberries this spring. Lots of different flowers
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Old February 2, 2023   #19
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I love a good bulletproof tomato - I have a few I've found do really well for me in my shorter season. Although I'm only growing one this year on that list, which is Silvery Fir Tree. Other tomato varieties I'm growing are Black Plum, Black Sea Man, El Nano, Guido, Hahm's Gelbe Topftomate, Orange Tree, Peasant, Platillo, Rumba Ozarowska, and Siniy.

Orange Tree, Peasant, Rumba Ozarowska and Siniy are all new to me.

For peppers I'm doing Jimmy Nardello's, Golden Greek (for home made pepperoncinis!), Aji Chinchi Amarillo, and Hinkelhatz. I might fit a Czech Black if I can finagle it - all my peppers are in pots so finagling is definitely doable.

And then a few bean varieties, Simonet corn (which was bred in my hometown here, first time growing it so I have high hopes!), potatoes, onions, broccoli, beets, 'Slocan' snow peas, turnips, carrots, zucchini.

One day I'll find a melon that I can make work in my season. Some day.... *sigh*.

None of my garlic made it last year, so I have some three year old bulbils I'm going to hopefully attempt to get going this year. I've never tried growing bulbils that old, and of course the year before I didn't save any.
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Old February 2, 2023   #20
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- Benevento x 3
- Lucky AGI x 3
- bicolor beefsteak slicer x 2
- celebrity x 1
- cherokee purple x 1
- aji pepper x 1
- cilantro x 2 (first time, hoping for flowers plus i make a lot of salsa)

Yeah, i'm a fred hempel fan. First year without sungold varietals, tired of having them split and the lucky agi is just as good for snacking anyway. lucky agi & celebrity are proven performers for multiple years. benevento did well last year.

bicolor beefsteak slicer is the new one for this year, we'll see how it performs: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...efsteak-slicer
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Old February 4, 2023   #21
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This is what I'm starting this year. Most of these plants I will give away to people who help supply the local food pantry.

In my own garden we are growing dwarf stoney brook, prairie fire, Speckled Roman, dwarf saucy Mary, Don Juan, mini marzano and a variety called "pepper like stripes" which could be "dwarf stoney brook" just renamed, which is what Craig LeHoullier thinks . The mini marzano is a new variety from wild boar. It's a dwarf variety which looks to have a lot of promise for sauces.

We are also starting from seed lettuce, onions, ground cherry, purple tomatilla. I will also direct seed lemon Drop watermelon, Minnesota midget cantaloupe, mini white cucumbers, soldier bean, pinto bean, Nora's baudette baking bean and red velvet green beans, golden beets, white turnips and carrots.

We have a new grow tent this year for starting all our seeds. We had to move everything out of the basement and we couldn't afford a greenhouse so we went with the grow tent. We are going to use it in the winter for growing citrus fruit, peppers and herbs.

1.Dwarf saucy Mary-12*1 tray Sauce/salad
2.Dwarf Mini Marzano 12*1 tray Paste/canner
3.Dwarf Auria-12*1 tray Sauce
4.Dwarf epoch 12*1 tray slicer
5.Dwarf chestnut Opal-12*1 tray Slicer
6.Dwarf Desperado-12*1 tray Sauce/salad
7.Dwarf big Green-12 Slicer
8.Dwarf Idaho Gem-12 Slicer
9.Dwarf stoney Brooke Speckled-12 Paste/slicer
10.Don Juan 12*1 tray Paste/slicer
11.Dwarf Ziegler's Fleisch-12*1 tray Slicer/juice
12.Prairie fire Paste/sauce 24*2 tray

13.Korean long 12*1 tray/paste
14.Candy sweet Icicle 12 Paste
15.Speckled Roman 12*1 tray Paste/slicer
16.Honey drop Yellow 12* Cherry
17.White Tomesol 12/slicer Slicer
18.Great white Blue 12? Slicer
19.Delicious-12 Slicer
20.Yellow Icicle-12 Sauce/slicer
21.Xanadu green Goddes-12*1 tray Slicer
22.Spoon Tomato-11*1 tray Cherry
23.King of Siberia-12*1 tray Slicer
24.Stripes of Yore-12 Salad
25.Green Sausage Paste * 1 tray
26.Roman Candle Paste 4 per cell
27.Zlatava Slicer/salad 1 tray
28. Chocolate cherry
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Old February 4, 2023   #22
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First year with a yard big enough for a decent size garden. Seeds are coming in now and really looking forward to it. Sgt Peppers, Green Giant, Inciardi Paste, Cow's tit, dancing with smurfs, santorini paste, Aunt Lou's Underground Railroad, Mila, Mint Julep, Midnight Roma , Domingo & Napa chardonnay.
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Old February 6, 2023   #23
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A few days ago I got Dwarf Choemato, Dwarf Kodiak King, Dwarf Oriole and Dwarf Elsie's Fancy seeds.
The rest from the list of my dwarfs that I will be growing in the ground
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Old February 6, 2023   #24
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A few days ago I got Dwarf Choemato, Dwarf Kodiak King, Dwarf Oriole and Dwarf Elsie's Fancy seeds.
The rest from the list of my dwarfs that I will be growing in the ground
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First year with a yard big enough for a decent size garden. Seeds are coming in now and really looking forward to it. Sgt Peppers, Green Giant, Inciardi Paste, Cow's tit, dancing with smurfs, santorini paste, Aunt Lou's Underground Railroad, Mila, Mint Julep, Midnight Roma , Domingo & Napa chardonnay.
I have always been interested in Canadian gardens. I figure, if it grows in Canada, it should grow anywhere. Good luck with your garden this year.
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Old February 7, 2023   #25
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there will be broccoli, beets, carrots, beans, cabbage, kale, asian greens, cucumbers, peppers, sugar snap peas, potatoes, tomatoes of course, garlic, and onions. basil, dill, oregano will be in the mix. a few flowers. might try a few melons.

not sure of the line up yet.
there will be squash, summer squash, green, and yellow.
winter squash, there will be scarchuks supreme, gills sugar hubbard, sweet fall
and some hybrids of hubbard and sweet fall i am playing with.
also thelma sanders sweet potato squash. i will be growing out saved seeds to see
if i have a hybrid with scarchuks supreme in the mix. fun, fun.

in the bean dept.

i like cantare, blue ribbon, jumbo, and beurre de rocquencourt for bush beans.


pole beans
there will be uncle steve. getting close to fifty years growing this one from my
great uncle steve


virginia white seed
grandma gina/uncle steve cross i am stabilizing this one.there are some good ones
in the mix.
aerons purple star runner bean.


those are the for sures, there will be others.





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Old February 8, 2023   #26
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@badkelpie, I'm growing Japanese sweet potatoes too, for the first time. They may be better suited to our ever changing climate.


I like the idea of "bulletproof" tomatoes, I want to get to that point one day.
Bulletproof

The varieties that I grow are more like gun range paper targets.

As for a grow list, I'm still about two months away on deciding.
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Old February 8, 2023   #27
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I love a good bulletproof tomato - I have a few I've found do really well for me in my shorter season. Although I'm only growing one this year on that list, which is Silvery Fir Tree. Other tomato varieties I'm growing are Black Plum, Black Sea Man, El Nano, Guido, Hahm's Gelbe Topftomate, Orange Tree, Peasant, Platillo, Rumba Ozarowska, and Siniy.

Orange Tree, Peasant, Rumba Ozarowska and Siniy are all new to me.

For peppers I'm doing Jimmy Nardello's, Golden Greek (for home made pepperoncinis!), Aji Chinchi Amarillo, and Hinkelhatz. I might fit a Czech Black if I can finagle it - all my peppers are in pots so finagling is definitely doable.

And then a few bean varieties, Simonet corn (which was bred in my hometown here, first time growing it so I have high hopes!), potatoes, onions, broccoli, beets, 'Slocan' snow peas, turnips, carrots, zucchini.

One day I'll find a melon that I can make work in my season. Some day.... *sigh*.

None of my garlic made it last year, so I have some three year old bulbils I'm going to hopefully attempt to get going this year. I've never tried growing bulbils that old, and of course the year before I didn't save any.
Finding a melon?

Olding? Far North Mix?

I have Olding, and seeds sent to me described as Furthest North. I don't know if those are a selection from Far North Mix.

PM me a mailing address if you's like seeds.
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Old February 8, 2023   #28
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Finding a melon?

Olding? Far North Mix?

I have Olding, and seeds sent to me described as Furthest North. I don't know if those are a selection from Far North Mix.

PM me a mailing address if you's like seeds.

Oooh that'd be lovely! I'll send you a DM, thank you!
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Old February 9, 2023   #29
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Garlic (already in the ground), onions, various lettuces, spinach, tomatoes, jalapenos, pickling cucumbers, bush beans, basil, Dill, cilantro, parsley, oregano, spearmint, Beats, diakon radish, thornless blackberries, grapes, rhubarb, im plantings a couple of raspberries this spring. Lots of different flowers
It sounds like you have a good-sized space to grow in. And it sounds like you have some tall structure built for grapes.

So, I'll recommend trialing pole beans, for better flavor and better and longer production than bush beans.
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Old February 12, 2023   #30
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Thanks Tormato ill probably put in a few pole beans to compare to the bush.
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