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Planting Time: Gardening

Trying to plan for next year's garden and curious what everyone else is up to, I remember from the thread on the old board some of you had pretty epic setups.

I haven't decided what food to plant/grow yet, but I just ordered these petunias for next spring because I mean come on look at them:

 

ThornGhost

lofi posts to relax/study to
(he/him)
Those look very nice!

I usually keep a small vegetable garden in a raised bed I built along the side of my house, though since my daughter was born, the variety of veggies grown has dwindled down to just tomatoes because they're dead simple and generally crowd pleasers. One year I ate a salad made up of only things I had grown. It was a great!

It is also great to see the kiddo be invested with growing food, though. During the warm months, she makes a big deal of picking tomatoes for her grandmother whenever she visits.
 

Pajaro Pete

(He/Himbo)
i tried unsuccessfully to grow corn this year (funny story: you know how you always see, like, scarecrows out in cornfields in tv shows and movies? turns out there's a reason for that!), so i think this year it's gonna be mostly be sticking to peppers, okra, and tomatoes.
 

Lady

something something robble
regular arugula already seemed a little warm to me <_<;;

I am bound and determined to eat my own edamame this summer... which probably needs I need to place a seed order. I'm not sure if I managed to miss getting a physical copy of baker seed's catalog, but it's dangerous...
 
regular arugula already seemed a little warm to me <_<;;

I am bound and determined to eat my own edamame this summer... which probably needs I need to place a seed order. I'm not sure if I managed to miss getting a physical copy of baker seed's catalog, but it's dangerous...
This year you had to order one, but it's freaking huge and recommended. They have some cool long-form articles in there too which I don't remember from previous years. There's one about the history of opium that's quite well done.

If you can't find a copy I wouldn't worry too much, everything is online and there's more info pictures on the website too. Sadly a decent amount of stuff is already out of stock, they said they're trying to keep up but 2020 was 2X-3X their normal sales.
 
We got yacon in our produce box a couple weeks ago. I'd never heard of it but after we looked it up we decided to try it raw, it's wonderful! The flavor/texture is a combination of apple/pear/celery/watermelon but it looks like a potato before you cut/peel it.

I might be juuuuust too cold to grow it but giving it a shot.
 
Time for radishes! I'm seeing a lot of conflicting stuff about when to start them but the overall sentiment is definitely "radishes grow everywhere, just throw them in the ground they're easy and cheap whatever." I started some indoors although now it seems like it would have been better to just put them in the ground. Oh well, that's what I can do with the rest of the seed packet I guess.

I also started some delicata squash indoors and am a bit worried I started too early, but I barely used a third of the seed packet so not a big deal.

Other things I'm growing:
- Yacon
- Parsnip (apparently really finicky to grow? Who knew!)
- Horseradish

I have a few other seed packets for later in the season too.
 

Falselogic

Techno-Threadcromancer
(they/them)
We seem to do best with tomatoes, zucchini, and peppers so that's what we put in today, actually. Still playing with which peppers do well. This year we have green bells, purple sweet, and a new jalapeno as I think the plant we kept alive for the last two years might be giving up the ghost.

Also trying yellow squash, lemon cucumbers, sweet and purple basils.
 
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