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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/13/2014, 5:43 pm


Square Foot Garden (2’ x 23’ = 46 sf)
            23B     Tomato – Black Krim with 12 Corn Salad interplanted around it
            23F     8 Peas – Progress #9
 
            22B     16 Radishes – Cinncinati Market
            22F     9 Bush Beans
 
            21B     Tomato – Green Zebra and Spinach - Tyee
            21F     8 Peas – Progress #9
 
            20B     Pepper – California Wonder
            20F     Kale – Blue Curled
 
            19B     Tomato – Prudens Purple and Mustard –
            19F     Collards
 
            18B     Pepper – Quadrato Asti Giallo and 4 Lettuce – Black Seeded Simpson
            18F     Chard – Peppermint Stick and Radish – French Breakfast
 
            17B     9 Arugula
            17F     Brussels Sprouts and 12 Corn Salad
 
            16B     Oregano – Hot & Spicy and 4 Lettuce - 4 Seasons
            16F     4 Marigolds
 
            15B     Tomato – Pink Oxheart, 4 Basil
            15F     9 Beets – Dark Red Detroit
 
            14B     Pepper – Sweet Italian, Lettuce – Red Romaine
            14F     Broccoli – Magic Green
 
            13B     Tomato – Yellow Pear and Spinach – Tyee
            13F     2 Chervil  
 
            12B     Pepper – Sweet Banana
            12F     Cilantro
 
            11B     Tomato – San Marzano
            11F     Celery – Summertime
 
            10B     Pepper – Serrano
            10F     Celery – Tango
 
            9B       Eggplant – Black Beauty
            9F        Onions – 3 Yellow, 3 White, 3 Purple
 
            8B       Eggplant – Little Fingers
            8F        Thyme – Lemon
 
            7B       Eggplant – Black Beauty
            7F        16 Garlic
 
            6B       Eggplant Little Fingers
            6F        Tomato – Champion II
 
            5B-1F  Tomato – Champion II
                        (Got these from work because they were frost bitten)
 
Shady Side of the Hügelkultur
            Broccoli – Calabrese
            Kale – Red Russian (3)
            Swiss Chard
            Arugula
            Carrots - Scarlet Nantes
            Lettuce - Red Romaine
            Lettuce - 4 Seasons
            Lettuce - Speckles
            Lettuce – Black Seeded Simpson
            Beets – Detroit Dark Red
            Radish French Breakfast
            Turnips - Purple Top
            Rosemary
            Marjoram (2)
            Parsley
            English Thyme
            Oregano
            Nasturtiums (at the base of the Danvers carrots on the end)
            Cucumbers – Fanfare (transplant)
            Cucumbers – Burpless (transplant)
            Cucumbers - Slice Master (transplant)
            Cucumbers – Marketmore (transplant)
            Oregano-Cuba (transplant)
Sunny Side right to left – up and down
            Squash – Kikuza (seed)
            Squash – Turk’s Turban (seed)
            Squash – Queensland Blue (seed)
            Squash – Long Island Cheese (seed)
            Squash – Musquee de Provence (seed)
            Around each – 4  Corn - Country Gentleman (seed)
            3 Cucamelon (seed)  Top 6”
            3 Basil (transplants)
            Sage - Purple
            Sage - Tricolor
            6 Garlic
 
Salad Table (2’x2’ TogetherFarm Blocks on top)
            4 Lettuce – Red Romain
            16 Carrots – Scarlet Nantes
            4 Arugula
            4 Marigolds
            SURPRISE! Kohlrabi, Chard, Endive, Cabbage
            All of my old lettuce seeds
 
Containers on Porch
            Last year – Strawberries – Junebearing
            Comfrey
            Raspberry
            Dwarf Peach (?) Tree
            Mint & Spearmint
            Tomato - Pink Oxheart
            Tomato - Abraham Lincoln
            Tomato – Brandywine
            Tomato – Cherokee Purple
            2 Stevia
            Chocolate Mint
            Raspberries - Shortcake
           
 
Back to Eden Garden
            6 Onions – Yellow
            6 Onions – White
            6 Onions – Purple
            6 Garlic
            1 Cabbage (?)
            1 Tomato – Beefsteak (?)
            2 Volunteer onions (throw aways)
 
Burlap Sack
            Potatoes – 2 each Kennebec, Yukon Gold and Pontiac Red
 
Island – This is an area where I will eventually plant medicinal herbs
            Potatoes – 4 each of the above varieties
            Soon I’ll plant Melons, Pumpkins, Squash and Beans on a cattle panel arch

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Post  sanderson on 5/13/2014, 11:32 pm

So, what do you do in your spare time!   Very Happy   Impressive planting.
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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/14/2014, 6:47 am

@sanderson wrote:So, what do you do in your spare time!   Very Happy   Impressive planting.

LOL that was over several weeks - I started in February.

Oh, and in my spare time . . . I work part time at a nursery where I get to bring home "dead" or unsellable plants!

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Post  sanderson on 5/14/2014, 1:56 pm

Dream job!
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Post  TxGramma on 5/14/2014, 2:23 pm

So where are your pictures? I would love to see your garden and how you have it laid out. I love that you are using different growing methods. I'm planning on doing the same thing as I expand my garden area. Evenually I want to have a BTE area along with my SFG beds, TT's and containers. I'm also considering Hügelkultur as well. I have been reading about it lately and I'm intrigued by it. Methods that mimic what occurs naturally without any help from anyone should make maintaining a garden easier. Sometimes our so-called improvements just end up causing us more work or making the work harder. How long have you had the Hügelkultur garden? Do you like it and what pros/cons have you noticed so far? 

Btw, great bonus to your spare time work lol. Part of my strawberry plants were given to me by the local nursery where I bought my fig trees and kumquat tree from last year. They had some dying plants left at the end of the season and told me to take whatever I wanted. 

You really should post some pics and show off all of that hard work.
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Post  sanderson on 5/14/2014, 3:05 pm

Photos, photos, photos . . .
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Post  Andrea13 on 5/14/2014, 3:15 pm

Wow Kim - that sounds wonderful!!!  What a great start to the season.

I wanted to let you know that I was the one who stopped by your booth at the Home and Garden show at the fairgrounds.  The red romaine, speckles lettuce, and russian kale that I got from you are doing BEAUTIFULLY!!  They are all simply gorgeous and just about ready for picking  Very Happy 

We have had lots of warm weather (although wet), and the forecast looks fine, so I have officially transplanted everything to my little beds!
 
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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/14/2014, 4:04 pm

@Andrea13 wrote:Wow Kim - that sounds wonderful!!!  What a great start to the season.

I wanted to let you know that I was the one who stopped by your booth at the Home and Garden show at the fairgrounds.  The red romaine, speckles lettuce, and russian kale that I got from you are doing BEAUTIFULLY!!  They are all simply gorgeous and just about ready for picking  Very Happy 

We have had lots of warm weather (although wet), and the forecast looks fine, so I have officially transplanted everything to my little beds!
 
Thanks for letting me know.

This weather has been SOOOOOOO screwy.

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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/14/2014, 4:10 pm

Here's the 2' x 23' SFG:



Here's the Hügelkultur:



Here's the University of Maryland Salad Table:


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Post  Dunkinjean on 5/16/2014, 10:24 pm

Hi Kim:

You certainly are lucky to be working a a nursery!
You have a huge selection of gardening.

I have planted all my seeds and plants for now:

1) 4 x 4 Box:
    Pole Beans  2 rows with trellis in between the rows
    Along edge in boxes with Pole Beans: small white turnips, radishes and  
    beets
    Zucchini - Black Beauty
    Lettuce - Black Seeded Simpson, Buttercrunch, Marvielle Butterhead
    Swiss Chard

2) 4 x 4 Box:
    Easy Peasy Peas - 2 rows with trellis in between the rows   
    Carrots in one row of Hat Box - Scarlett Nantes and Sugar Snax
    Lettuce - Red Salad Bowl, Yugoslavian Red, Burpee Bibb and Buttercrunch

3) 4 x 4 Box:
    Corn - Bantam

4) 4 x 10 box:
    Tomato - Celebrity, Riensentraube, and Tomato Steak
    Pepper - Sweet Cabernet Hybrid
    Cucumber and Pumpkin along the trellis
    Garlic - Late Italian, Red Russian and Polish White

5)  2 boxes each 2 x 6:
     Potatoes - Kennebeck

I have grew potatoes once before several years ago, so I decided to try again. Very Happy

The past years I have had issues with cats/dogs depositing in my gardens that are located outside my fenced in area. Hubby was kind enough to make me a cage that fits over the box they frequented!
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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/16/2014, 10:44 pm

Doesn't it just blow your mind how much you can grow in a SFG?

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Post  Dunkinjean on 5/16/2014, 10:51 pm

Yes, it is awesome!  cheers
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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/17/2014, 7:15 am

I also have a small (9'x12') Back to Eden garden. LOL we call it my grave yard because I had to fence it in to keep my Beagle Sophie from eating the compost.




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