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Post  Josh on 2/17/2012, 6:11 pm

This years garden will be "Back in Black".

black Turtle Beans
black radish Spanish heirloom
black hokkaido watermelon
black knight carrot
black pearl cherry tomato
black cornflower
black pearl pepper
black peony poppy



Can you think of anything else I can add to it?

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Post  camprn on 2/17/2012, 6:25 pm

Ugh! That riff was a tease!
Black Krim tomato
Black Beauty aubergine
Black Jack zucchini
Black Seeded Simpson lettuce


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Post  Furbalsmom on 2/17/2012, 6:32 pm


Nasturtium-Black Velvet

Japanese Trifele Black Tomato

Black King Eggplant

Dahlia-Black Beauty



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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/17/2012, 6:33 pm

Right on Josh! AC/DC is one of my favs

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Post  plantoid on 2/17/2012, 6:34 pm

Black eyed beans

Black eyed peas .

Blackfly on your broad beans ??? Wink

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Post  tomperrin on 2/17/2012, 6:41 pm

An interesting theme. Some of these are deep purple or red, but I wouldn't know for sure until they came up.



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Black Icicle Tomato

Black Mauri Tomato

Chicago warted hubbard

Yokohama Squash

Sweet Chocolate Pepper

Black Beauty Eggplant

Aswad Eggplant

From Johnny's

Teide Lettuce

Nero Tondo Radish

Belstar Super

Black Cherry Tomato

From Territorial

Deep Purple Carrot

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Post  walshevak on 2/17/2012, 7:12 pm

going with the dark and reddish theme

redbor kale

chocolate habenero pepper

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Post  shannon1 on 2/18/2012, 12:39 am

cool Josh how about some black beauty eggplant. They are so dark purple they are nearly black.

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Post  Goosegirl on 2/18/2012, 6:50 am

@Josh wrote:This years garden will be "Back in Black".

black Turtle Beans
black radish Spanish heirloom
black hokkaido watermelon
black knight carrot
black pearl cherry tomato
black cornflower
black pearl pepper
black peony poppy



Can you think of anything else I can add to it?


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Re: SFG is "Back in Black"

Post  lisaphoto on 2/18/2012, 10:36 am

I've heard lots of great reviews of black cherry tomatoes

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Post  camprn on 2/18/2012, 10:39 am

Black currants. Sadly we cannot grow them here in NH, it is illegal, because they are considered a vector of White Pine Rust. Sad

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Post  quiltbea on 2/18/2012, 11:00 am

I grow Black Cherry tomatoes and they aren't even close to black. They are a dark wine red and often with green shoulders. But sooooo tasty and very prolific. We love them at our house. I even roast and freeze them for winter. Mmmmm good!



Above: A day's harvest of Black Cherries.

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Post  EatYourVeggies on 2/18/2012, 5:58 pm

A little before your time Josh, (like three life times), when the color was deemed unacceptable, the Rolling Stones suggested that we,
"Paint It Black" Cool


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Re: SFG is "Back in Black"

Post  Josh on 2/19/2012, 9:33 am

Thanks everyone for all the ideas! I'll be looking for some of those to add to my list!

EatYourVeggies OH YEAH Rolling Stones are AWESOME!

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Post  Windsor.Parker on 2/19/2012, 1:33 pm

Josh,
You've got me wondering if a "theme" could help my ANSFG planning? Hmmmm...

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Re: SFG is "Back in Black"

Post  Josh on 5/29/2012, 1:06 pm

The black is here!

Black radish


and it really is black!




Black cornflower...sorta dark purple



Black carrots are starting to make but still small
Black watermelon is just starting to grow no melons yet
Black poppies are really big but no blooms yet
Black pearl tomatoes are starting to bloom
Black pearl peppers never sprouted from seeds

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Post  cheyannarach on 5/29/2012, 1:13 pm

Black petunias!

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Post  quiltbea on 5/29/2012, 1:41 pm

Interesting. The only thing I've got growing that's black are zukes, eggplant and Black Cherry tomatoes, which aren't really black, rather deep wine purple with green shoulders in many cases. Lookin' good Josh.

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Post  Kelejan on 5/29/2012, 3:17 pm

Somehow I don't find black/blackish food very appealing. Nor blue food either. I guess I am in a rut. I forgot blueberries, I like them.Very Happy

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Post  BetsyC on 5/29/2012, 3:23 pm

What a gorgeous garden! Everything looks so healthy. cheers

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Post  PeonyLover on 5/29/2012, 4:38 pm

wow-everything looks great. Those flowers are so pretty. Great job.

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Post  Goosegirl on 5/29/2012, 5:51 pm

@Kelejan wrote:Somehow I don't find black/blackish food very appealing. Nor blue food either.

"I even like the chicken, if the sauce is not too blue" ZZ Top

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Post  rjeverett on 5/29/2012, 7:32 pm

Oh cool! I love it! Never thought about color themed, what an awesome idea!

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Post  camprn on 6/13/2012, 10:55 am

Update please... and have a great summer vacation Josh!!! What a Face

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Post  Josh on 6/13/2012, 8:45 pm

Had the first black poppy bloom today. It's another one that's a dark purple.


The carrots are growing good, don't know yet how big the carrots are.


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