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#1 freedhardwoods OFFLINE  

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Posted November 03, 2013 - 07:37 PM

This is subject to change, but here's what I'm planning right now. I have more than enough seed for this plan already bought.
I will also need to fit in my wife's Gladiolas, Carnations, and Teddy Bear Sunflowers.

BLUE LAKE BEANS - 320' (1 wide row 80' long)

DELICIOUS CANTALOPE - 2 hills

SCARLET NANTES CARROTS - 40'

RAINBOW INDIAN CORN - 600'

STOWELL'S EVERGREEN SWEET CORN - 800' (4 rows 200' long)

SILVER QUEEN SWEET CORN - 11 rows 85' long

HOMEMADE PICKLES CUCUMBER - 3 hills

NATIONAL PICKLING CUCUMBER - 3 hills

ICE QUEEN LETTUCE - 80'

CANDY ONION - 40'

LITTLE MARVEL PEAS - 80' (1 wide row 20' long)

WANDO PEAS - 80' (1 wide row 20' long)

JUPITER BELL PEPPER - 20 plants

HABENERO CHOCOLATE PEPPER - 10 plants

HABENERO ORANGE PEPPER - 10 plants

JACK BE LITTLE PUMPKINS - 10 hills

BOX CAR WILLIE TOMATO - 15 plants

DELICIOUS TOMATO - 15 plants

BLACK BEAUTY ZUCCHINI - 8 hills


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Posted November 03, 2013 - 07:50 PM

Nice varitiey you'll have
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Posted November 03, 2013 - 08:09 PM

You really have that planned. Mine is done about a week before row-making and is corn, beans, peas, tomatoes, yadda-yadda and how many rows there will be of each. You really got it planned out and with a great variety,


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Posted November 03, 2013 - 08:20 PM

I'm thinking about mine already as well. So much I want to plant but not enough time to keep up with it all.

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Posted November 04, 2013 - 03:59 AM

You really have that planned. Mine is done about a week before row-making and is corn, beans, peas, tomatoes, yadda-yadda and how many rows there will be of each. You really got it planned out and with a great variety,

Until this year, my garden was corn, beans, and a few tomatoes. I added lettuce, onions, and peppers this year.

 

With the size and variety I'm putting out next year, if I didn't have a plan, something would get left out.


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Posted November 04, 2013 - 05:15 AM

That sounds like a 40 acre garden!

Good luck!


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Posted November 04, 2013 - 06:51 AM

Sounds like a garden worth the effort.
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Posted November 04, 2013 - 11:15 AM

That sounds like a 40 acre garden!

Good luck!

Actually it's about a quarter acre.

 

I forgot I want to try growing potatoes again. In the past, I would cut 10 lbs of big potatoes into seed and a few months later, I would dig up 10 lbs the size of golf balls. :mad2:  I should have just ate the big ones to start with.


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Posted November 04, 2013 - 06:40 PM

You are on a roll. Sounds like you will have a nice big garden. Makes mine sound a bit small. Usually our planning consists of going to the store and picking out what ever catches our eye. It can be interesting what all we come home with. I try to have at least one crop that we didn't have the year before.



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Posted November 04, 2013 - 08:11 PM

Actually it's about a quarter acre.

 

I forgot I want to try growing potatoes again. In the past, I would cut 10 lbs of big potatoes into seed and a few months later, I would dig up 10 lbs the size of golf balls. :mad2:  I should have just ate the big ones to start with.

That is the same problem my dad had....never even got the weight of the seed potatoes back!



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Posted November 06, 2013 - 07:38 AM

My plan for next year, and possibly the year after, is not to plant anything in the existing garden.  The weeds were too bad this year, so I'm going to summer fallow it to let the weed seeds germinate, then kill them off.That should give me a few hours of extra tractor time every month or so from May to October.

 

Instead I'm going to put in a couple of raised beds north of the existing garden.  That will leave me without room for root crops and corn though, so I'm once again eyeing that empty field behind my property.

 

Anyway, the raised beds will have peas, cabbage, lettuce, beans, tomatoes, onions and peppers.

 

My longterm plan is to keep the raised beds and use the existing garden strictly for corn and root crops.



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Posted February 22, 2014 - 08:44 PM

This is subject to change, but here's what I'm planning right now. I have more than enough seed for this plan already bought.
I will also need to fit in my wife's Gladiolas, Carnations, and Teddy Bear Sunflowers.
BLUE LAKE BEANS - 320' (1 wide row 80' long)
DELICIOUS CANTALOPE - 2 hills
SCARLET NANTES CARROTS - 40'
RAINBOW INDIAN CORN - 600'
STOWELL'S EVERGREEN SWEET CORN - 800' (4 rows 200' long)
SILVER QUEEN SWEET CORN - 11 rows 85' long
HOMEMADE PICKLES CUCUMBER - 3 hills
NATIONAL PICKLING CUCUMBER - 3 hills
ICE QUEEN LETTUCE - 80'
CANDY ONION - 40'
LITTLE MARVEL PEAS - 80' (1 wide row 20' long)
WANDO PEAS - 80' (1 wide row 20' long)
JUPITER BELL PEPPER - 20 plants
HABENERO CHOCOLATE PEPPER - 10 plants
HABENERO ORANGE PEPPER - 10 plants
JACK BE LITTLE PUMPKINS - 10 hills
BOX CAR WILLIE TOMATO - 15 plants
DELICIOUS TOMATO - 15 plants
BLACK BEAUTY ZUCCHINI - 8 hills


Sounds like you will have quite the garden!




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