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Post  Cinnamon on 1/28/2013, 1:47 am

This is a list of what I would like to grow this year...Anyone willing to share their favorite varieties/brands? Just trying to get an idea so I can plan/do my seed buying and I was curious what you all seem to like... Thanks! Smile Oh, I live in the Upper South region if that makes a difference...

Yellow Corn (I would actually like to have a couple of yellow/white hybrid plants... I dont even know if hybrid is the right word...)
Lettuce bib/head
Red Cabbage
Tomatoes – Heirloom and cherry
Onions – yellow/white/green
Peppers – banana/jalapeno/yellow and green bell/chili /cayenne
Potatoes
Cucumbers
Corn
Carrots
Green Beans
Beets
Garlic/thyme/rosemary/cilantro/oregano/bay leaves (which r what plant btw???)
Blueberries/Cherries/Raspberries/Strawberries/Watermelon

Thanks again!
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Post  walshevak on 1/28/2013, 6:23 am

Here is an article on growing the bay laurel tree.

MM in a pot is the way I would go.

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Post  cheyannarach on 1/28/2013, 10:24 am

Kay, you forgot to post the link, I think!

I grew Yukon Golds and red pontiacs last year and the Yukon golds tasted way better althouth they were both good. And sweet 100s are an excellent cherry tomato producer as well as pear tomato! I also loved lemon boy for a slicing yellow tomato. And for beets Detroit dark red. Those are a few of my favorites!
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Post  cindre2000 on 1/28/2013, 10:38 am

A couple of standouts in my garden:
Lettuce bib/head - Buttercrunch
Peppers – Golden Marconi
Potatoes - I buy a multicolor fingerling pack from the grocery...
Cucumbers - Sumter, Muncher, Bosting Pickling, Marketmore...
Carrots - Try one of the Rainbow mixes.
Green Beans - Try a yard long bean if you have the room.
Watermelon - Desert King!
Tomatoes – Nyagous, Eva Purple Ball, Brown Berry, Yellow Pear, Pineapple.

You can also check out The Ohio State University Horticulture Extension:
http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/1000/index.html
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Post  yolos on 1/28/2013, 10:57 am

Corn - Silver Queen

Cucumber - Muncher - I tried 4 varieties of cucumbers last year and by far the best producer was muncher. They produced female flowers right from the start and therefore earlier production than the other three varieties. My taste buds are shot so I can't tell you if the taste was any better than the others.
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Post  Cinnamon on 1/28/2013, 11:01 am

Thanks so much for the recommendations! I saw some of those purple carrots amd I was curious about them (in re to the rainbow pack for carrots)... never seen any like them before....

Thanks so muxh for the info and the links!

Kay, I didnt see a link for that article - can you post?

Thanks again all! Smile
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Post  Goosegirl on 1/28/2013, 11:16 am

For the purple carrots Cosmic Purple has always been a good producer for me. Dark purple skin with bright orange insides, great flavor!

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Post  walshevak on 1/28/2013, 10:04 pm

@walshevak wrote:Here is an article on growing the bay laurel tree.

MM in a pot is the way I would go.

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http://theherbgardener.blogspot.com/2008/06/bay-laurel.html

http://www.ehow.com/how_7479907_grow-bay-leaves-pots.html

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