Growing, growing, growing 2010

While the garden was getting soaked by sudden heavy rain, I finally got around to compiling a list of  what the Ladyfriend and I have growing this year.  Some are established perennials, a few of the herbs are newly planted purchased starts, and the majority of the vegetables are from seed.  Fingers crossed for a great growing season!

Herbs:

Mint: Mint Julep, Grapefruit Mint + 2 other varieties
Sorrel- True French (or Bucklers)
Tarragon- French
Savory- Summer & Winter
Oregano- Greek & Italian
Sage- Honey Melon
Thyme- variety unknown
Rosemary- variety unknown
Chives- variety unknown
Basil- Aroma & Genovese
Cilantro -Santo
Parsley- Italian Dark Green Flat
Dill- Bouquet
Borage
Lovage

Hops ( Willamette, Tettnanger & Golden)

Fruit:

Marionberry
Fall Golden Raspberry
Heritage Raspberry
Duke Blueberry
Chippewa Blueberry
Strawberries
(hood, quinault, tristar and wild/native variety)
Salmonberry
Serviceberry
Kiwi
Latarulla (Italian Honey)Fig
Hollywood Plum
Himrod White grade
Canadice Red grape
Scarlet Sentinal Columnar Apple
Honeycrisp Apple
Frost Peach
Bartlett & Anjou Pears
(espaliered)
4-way Asian Pear (Kikisui, Hosui, Shinko, & 20th Century)
5-way Cherry (Sweetheart, Rainier, Bing, Lapine, & Angela)
5-way dwarf Apple (Lodi, Gala, Jonagold, Summerred, & Akane)
Puget Gold Apricot
Rhubarb

Vegetables:

Potatoes (4 kinds- Yukon gold and I can’t remember the other varieties but 1 is blue and 1 is red)
Asparagus- Jersey Knight & Sweet Purple
Onions- walla walla sweets and red wethersfield
Garlic- German Porcelain, Chesnok Red, Romanian Red, Silver Rose, Inchelium Red
Corn- Hooker’s Sweet
Cucumber- Northern Pickling, Marketmore 97 & Wautoma
Carrot- Red Samurai, Bolero, Cosmic Purple,Kurota Chantenay, Oxheart and Tonda di Parigi
Beets- Golden, Chioggia, Early Wonder Tall Top
Kale- Red Russian, Nero di Toscana and Lacinto
Broccoli- Early Green, DiCicco, Blend (Everest, Southern Comet, Packman & Belstar)
Spinach- Tyee, America and Ruby Orach Mountain
Lettuce- Speckles, Merlot,Valmaine, 2 blends (Redder Ruffled Oaks, Devils Tongue, & some unknown others)
Tomatoes- Brandywine, Purple Calabash, Stupice, Yellow Pear, Sweet Million, Frazier’s Gem, Japanese Trifele Black, Siletz, Bambino, Ananas Noire, Manitoba, Green Zebra, Mortgage Lifter, San Marzano, Principe Borghese
Beans- Rattlesnake Snap Pole, Black-seeded Blue Lake Snap Pole, Horto semi-bush, Dragon Tongue bush, Pencil Pod bush, Jacob’s Cattle bush shell, Jade bush, Royal Burgundy bush, White Dixie Butter bush baby lima,
Peas- Sugar Sprint snap, Oregon Trail shelling
Summer squash- “Abundant Harvest Mix’ of Caserta, Cocozelle, Black Beauty, Golden Straightneck, Round, Tatume and Crookneck
Winter squash- Delicata bush and Delicata Honey Boat
Melon- Moon & Stars watermelon
Radishes- Ruby, Plum Purple, Snow Belle and Amethyst
Cabbage- Derby Day
Cauliflower- All-the-Year-Round and Amazing
Eggplant- Little Fingers
Peppers- Long Thin Cayenne, Hungarian Yellow Wax, Jalapeno, Italian Pepperoncini
Leeks- Falltime and Giant Musselburgh
Scallions- Red Beard, Green Feast and Red Robin
Chard- Bright Lights and Magenta Sunset
Brussel Sprouts- Rubine and Long Island
Kohlrabi- Kongo
Rutabaga- Marian
Shallots- unknown variety
Quinoa- Brightest Brilliant

decoupage seed storage box

Check out the inside of the lid! All those fabulous veggies! All those recycled seed catalogs!

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8 Responses to Growing, growing, growing 2010

  1. taylorgirl6 says:

    Holy cats. That is quite the list. You know, this makes my seed catalogue fetish seems pretty mundane. Every time we construct a new raised bed, I think, “This is it! Now I can grow !” In reality, the space gets eaten up so quickly, I never get to grow everything I want. How do you fit it all in?

  2. Well, I don’t grow a lot of any one thing….still trying to find my “favorites”. We are going to be on the west seattle edible garden tour in july….you should come by!

  3. Inder says:

    Wow! That list is AWESOME! And nutso! You’ve got a lot going on in that little garden!

    I always plant seven or eight different kinds of tomatoes, but by September, when we are getting lots of tomatoes, I have totally forgotten which is which, and the little tabs are long-since lost. So then I can never remember which varieties do best and taste best in my garden, and the next year, I end up with seven or eight different totally random varieties.

    Lather, rinse, repeat.

    That filing system of yours looks awesome. Care to do a post on how to organize your garden information sometime? Because I could obviously use some help.

    • later, rinse, repeat….totally!
      My markers all get moved around, thanks to the Babylady. Except the tomatoes. Those I attach the labels to the tomato cages.
      I did a post a bit back on a modpodge seed box~I need to reorganize it though. I am working on some kind of a note taking/record keeping system that I’ll share as soon as I actually do it =)

  4. Look at choo go! Nice. What a yummy summer and fall your lady bug will have!!

  5. Catalina says:

    Nice seed box! I’m totally stealing your idea, but it might have to wait until this winter. I have too much to plant right now!

  6. littlehousesouthernprairie says:

    Just came across you blog and … dang woman, this list is amazing! Love it!

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