The growing season here in Georgia is super long for summer veggies. April through November yields lots of produce. Post is work in progress. Publishing now, will edit to perfection soon!
#1. Tomato- top two varieties
Best Cherry Tomato Award goes to
Husky Cherry Red Tomato
link to charts for other growing seasons and lists of resources.
Best sandwich slicing Tomato award goes to
Parks Whopper Improved Tomato
Parks Whopper Improved, Rutgers, & Husky Cherry Red Toms First Harvest 2020 late July Harvest
Talk about the yields and growth of these plants Indeterminate keeps yielding til frost!
Chili Pie Pepper
Chili Pie Pepper link to AAS
More Jalapenos for poppers Look at al those Jalapenos!
My two favorite herbs, 1 perennial and 1 annual-
Genovese Basil Basil Babies Pinch those blooms Keep Harvesting for better plants 2020 Cinnamon Basil, Blue Lake Beans, Lola Peppers
Perennial Oregano is a fantastic drying herb, and gives lots of leaves for many years from one plant.
Beans -Two Varieties
Cherokee Wax-links to The South GA Seed Company
Kentucky Wonder, Cherokee Wax Beans Bean Blossom Boil 10 mins, then saute with olive oil, sesame seeds, and salt & pepper. Yum.
Pole Bean Kentucky Wonder
was my Dads favorite and also one of mine. Check out this
UGA publication on best home garden green beans for Georgia.
Arkansas Little Leaf
is a fantastic pickling cucumber. Vines are very productive with delicious firm cucumbers.
Arkansas Little Leaf Cucumber Homemade pickles made from Arkansas Little Leaf Cucumbers
Green Light Cucumber
Quick Link to my
Best Raised Bed Construction post & Also to Espoma Fertilizer -my favorite fertilizer.
I will finish and polish this post soon!
The three raised beds have produced more this year than I hoped! I harvested many beans, peppers, and herbs. I will give descriptions & details, with links, for all plants soon. Here are a few photo galleries & brief info for each month from June through August, 2018.
Raised Bed area June
& more Beans & Basil
Sweet Basil & donated Peaches
Jalapeno. So many more to come
So many beans, I had to freeze some this year.
Baby Okra. 1st time growing.
Beans, cucumbers (a few) more jalapenos
Boil 10 mins, then saute with olive oil, sesame seeds, and salt & pepper. Yum.
The meal with my cukes, peppers, okra and beans.
Still more Okra & Peppers & Beans until the pests ate my bean plants.
I planted new fall & winter seeds the week of Sept 19. See my previous post for detailed information about the raised bed building process, seed starting, and garden harvests from earlier this year. Also, my next post will feature some of the gorgeous, Georgia native plants that finally bloomed in my garden this year!
Seeds I just planted this past week for fall & winter garden!!!
Snow pea seeds going in this week. Can’t wait! Details about planting to follow soon.