Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Hello Form the Bitterroot Valley of Montana
by sanderson Today at 2:30 am

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Today at 2:15 am

» Jimmys new SFG beds in development.
by sanderson Today at 2:14 am

» Who Has Bees?
by sanderson Today at 2:09 am

» Trellis for Hardy Kiwi & Berries
by Turan Yesterday at 10:19 pm

» Ground Cherries
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:36 pm

» N&C Midwest - April 2018–Snuck up on me!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:32 pm

» New England April 2018
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 8:00 pm

» who has chickens
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 7:06 am

» CANADIAN REGION:what are you doing in April 2018?
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:10 am

» 6 or 12 inch box for growing cherry tomatoes?
by Kelejan Yesterday at 2:00 am

» Hi From Boise, Idaho!
by Kelejan Yesterday at 1:54 am

» Tomato Tuesday 2018
by sanderson 4/25/2018, 11:06 pm

» SUGA 2018
by SQWIB 4/25/2018, 2:06 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by yolos 4/25/2018, 12:19 pm

» Drip system
by sanderson 4/25/2018, 1:22 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Ellen62 4/24/2018, 6:14 pm

» Bird baths with solar powered pump
by BeetlesPerSqFt 4/24/2018, 8:07 am

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson 4/24/2018, 3:28 am

» Chickens and Composting
by countrynaturals 4/23/2018, 1:44 pm

» Salvia
by Judy McConnell 4/23/2018, 8:55 am

» Hi from Buffalo
by Nikko 4/22/2018, 4:24 pm

» Garlic Growing Lovers
by CapeCoddess 4/22/2018, 1:40 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by sanderson 4/22/2018, 2:27 am

» Adding Soil to Mel's Mix
by jimmy cee 4/21/2018, 11:24 pm

» Vermiculite on the out in Ontario?
by jimmy cee 4/21/2018, 11:12 pm

» I am still in Zone 5a
by RJARPCGP 4/21/2018, 7:30 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 4/21/2018, 3:35 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 4/21/2018, 1:29 pm

» 2018 SFG in Brooks, GA
by sanderson 4/21/2018, 1:25 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Plant ID

Go down

Plant ID

Post  littlejo on 4/1/2013, 4:05 pm

I ordered the SFG seed from Jung seed last fall, and planted. Well, I didn't exactly follow the planting guide, not putting them in the sqs on the layout. Now I have some plants that I don't know what they are. Help!
This is a flat bladed type onion, maybe a scallion?



This is a round bladed onion, maybe a few seeds came up that were not included?


These next 2 pics, 1 is supposedly kale? Don't know what the other is.




Is this swiss chard?


It's sort of weird, about only 1 plant of each kind came up except for the beets, radishes,carrots and lettuce.
Jo
avatar
littlejo

Female Posts : 1558
Join date : 2011-05-04
Age : 64
Location : Cottageville SC 8b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Plant ID

Post  camprn on 4/1/2013, 4:35 pm

@littlejo wrote:
I ordered the SFG seed from Jung seed last fall, and planted. Well, I didn't exactly follow the planting guide, not putting them in the sqs on the layout. Now I have some plants that I don't know what they are. Help!
This is a flat bladed type onion, maybe a scallion?


Does this smell like an onion when you bruise the foliage. It may be a leek, or garlic.

@littlejo wrote:This is a round bladed onion, maybe a few seeds came up that were not included?

Yes this does look like an onion, again, what does the bruised foliage smell like? What was in ths be previously? Did you use your own compost?

@littlejo wrote:These next 2 pics, 1 is supposedly kale? Don't know what the other is.



Yes the curly leaf is kale, the flat leaf may be a variety of kale. It is clearly some form of brassica, but I would have to see the stem ... maybe collards?

@littlejo wrote:
Is this swiss chard?
Looks like chard to me. hungry


____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14167
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 55
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Plant ID

Post  jazzycat on 4/1/2013, 10:06 pm

This looks like collards to me, but it could be some kind of kale.




This is definitely kale.



This looks like chard to me.



jazzycat

Posts : 596
Join date : 2013-03-12
Location : Savannah, GA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Plant ID

Post  FamilyGardening on 4/2/2013, 4:25 am

looks like....an amazing garden!!

maybe.....

1. leek

2. onion

3. maybe (caulifower ?) or (collard greens?) thinking

4. kale

5. swiss chard

happy gardening
rose
avatar
FamilyGardening

Female Posts : 2424
Join date : 2011-05-10
Location : Western WA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Plant ID

Post  littlejo on 4/2/2013, 8:30 pm

Thanks for all the help. I finally found the list that came with the seed. Leek(Lincoln), scallion(green bunching onion) I planted scallions in another place just recently, but they were a bulb? chard(Lucullus)
I must have planted the kale and whatever else that is because I knew it was the right time of yr. It may be a type of collards, it shows no signs of making any kind of head. I took a leaf and held it next to broccoli, cauliflower, and collards(mine I have planted is a heading type) They all look alike. I must remember to write this stuff down! I guess I should look thru my seeds and see if I can find what I planted. Can I eat the leaves of this, cooked like collards, even if it's not collards?
Jo
avatar
littlejo

Female Posts : 1558
Join date : 2011-05-04
Age : 64
Location : Cottageville SC 8b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Plant ID

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum