My 2003 Vegetable Garden

Tuesday June 24, 2003

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This years garden will have tomatoes, peppers, sweet corn, cucumbers and bush beans.

click on photo to view the Garden's layout on June 2.

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Beans 

Golden Wax (bush)

    June 16 - photo showing  plants growing in a "wide row" method

    June 8 - first plants emerge through soil

    June 2 - initial sowing - planted as a 8 foot long hedge in one of the corn rows (ie. mixed in with the corn).  

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Corn 

Kandy Corn

    June 20 - first sowing 11" tall and 2sd. sowing is 5" tall.

    June 14 - photo showing height difference of  both sowings

    June 9 - second sowing to reinforce  void spaces

    June 7 - first sowing emerged through soil at 1" tall

    June 1 - initial sowing of  2 1/2 rows (38 feet /row)

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Cucumbers 

Bush Champion (Burpee)

    June 20 - a few plants emerging thru soil

    June 16 - replanted 2 mounds due to previous plants disappeared (ate by some critter) , covering them with 5 gallon pails

    June 9 - two plants emerged through soil

    May 30 - initial sowing of 4 mounds

 

Double Feature Hybrid  (Burpee)

    June 23 - without any plants visible, I reseeded, this time using potting soil to only lightly cover the seeds.

    June 16 - initial sowing that replace 2 mounds of  Bush Champion which were eaten

 

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Peppers

         * photo of all the pepper plants together on June 2

   Gypsy 

        June 2 - transplanted 7 plants obtained from White's Mill

 

   Lady Bell 

       June 2 - transplanted  12 plants obtained from White's Mill

 

    Sweet Banana

       June 2 - transplanted  6 plants obtained from White's Mill

 

    Red Chili (hot type)

      June 2 - transplanted  2 plants obtained from White's Mill

 

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Tomatoes

   Better Boy   

        May 30 - transplanted 4 plants obtained from White's Mill

 

   Celebrity

        June 2 - transplanted 2 plants obtained from market North of  Nelsonville

 

   Delicious

        June 1 - transplanted 2 plants obtained from White's Mill

 

   La Roma (pear type)

        June 1 - transplanted 3 plants obtained from Brendans 

 

    Pink Girl (lower acid)

        May 30 - transplanted 2 plants obtained from White's Mill

 

    Supersonic

         June 20 - plants about 14" tall , some with a blossom or two

         May 30 - transplanted 11 plants obtained from White's Mill

 

    Super Sweet 100 (cherry type)

        June 16 - photo showing both plants about 10" tall

        June 2 - transplanted 2 plants around same stake ; obtained from Brenans     

 

    Volunteer (likely SS100)

        May 30 - transplanted 2  volunteers from  last year (Super Sweet 100?)

 

 

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