What are you growing this year?

I’m not going to lie. My husband and I haven’t always liked vegetables. Shoot, there are still some that we’re scared of. But that is one of the reasons we got into gardening. I wanted to enjoy eating them more. I hated buying produce that was over priced, under ripe, tasteless and less nutritious than the vegetables our grandparents grew. So I got to thinking, why not have a garden? I loved the idea of expanding our taste buds on vegetables our family enjoyed, plus having the entire family outside digging and picking produce was a simple joy.

SO.

Have you thought about having a garden? If you already have a garden, have you started thinking about what you want to grow this year? Is there anything you are growing that you didn’t last year? We are expanding our garden this year, and putting in a few boxes in the front yard (probably should talk to our landlord first), we just didn’t have enough last year!

Here are some of the things we will be growing this year:
(If it says maybe, that’s because I’m not sure if we will have enough room.)

Cantare Beans
Detroit Dark Red Beets
Calabrese Green Sprouting Broccoli (maybe-fall)
Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts (maybe)
Amarillo Carrots
Berlicum Carrots
Jaune Obtuse Du Doubs Carrots (maybe)
Country Gentlemen Corn (maybe)
Muncher Cucumber
Blue De Solaise Leeks
Georgia Southern Kale
Butter King Buttercrunch
De Morges Braun Romain
Flashy Butter Oak
Lolla Bionda Lettuce (maybe)
Pear Melon (maybe)
Bianca Di Maggio Onions (maybe)
Red of Florence Onions (maybe-fall)
Corne De Belier Snow Pea’s
Ring of Fire Cayenne Peppers
Purple Jalapeno Peppers (maybe)
Amsterdam Prickly Seeded Spinach (maybe)
Blue Hubbard Squash (maybe)
German Pink Tomatoes
Missouri Pink Love Apple Tomatoes (maybe)
Amish Paste Tomatoes
Ali Baba Watermelon (maybe)
Genovese Basil
Basil Emily
Cilantro
Chives
Marshmallow (maybe)
Tarragon
Lavender
Parsley
Yarrow

If you have any suggestions on things to grow that YOU can’t live with out let me know! I love trying new varieties!

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