Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Toplef10Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG I22gcj10Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» TD - A Journey Through Prostate Cancer
by Yardslave Today at 12:03 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by OhioGardener Today at 7:48 am

» Gnatrol Bti for Fungus Gnats
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 2:51 pm

» garlic
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 11:00 am

» Plant-Based Diet
by has55 Yesterday at 7:43 am

» Celery
by Plant me Yesterday at 7:19 am

» Diabetes Friendly Garden
by trolleydriver 1/18/2020, 5:53 pm

» Hey there, small, hot and composty
by Dan in Ct 1/18/2020, 6:55 am

» Brix tests for nutrition density
by Dan in Ct 1/18/2020, 6:13 am

» January & February 2020 - Northern and Central Midwest
by CitizenKate 1/17/2020, 10:16 pm

» Answering questions . Good day to you all .
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2020, 9:10 pm

» Not new, but I've been away for a spell...
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2020, 9:07 pm

» Soil Microorganisms
by countrynaturals 1/17/2020, 6:04 pm

» Water and a little more ?
by Dan in Ct 1/17/2020, 4:52 pm

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by LilBittyBean 1/17/2020, 2:27 pm

» Converting 1"of water.
by Gord 1/16/2020, 7:20 pm

» wheelbarrow
by yolos 1/16/2020, 4:28 pm

» Good day to you all .The name is Gord.I am new around here,and looking forward to learning and sharing with you.
by Gord 1/16/2020, 3:29 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 1/16/2020, 1:59 pm

» Eagle eggs ready to hatch in nest
by countrynaturals 1/16/2020, 11:26 am

» Biochar?
by countrynaturals 1/16/2020, 10:35 am

» New members - What is the process now for joining the Forum?
by trolleydriver 1/16/2020, 9:11 am

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing January to March 2020
by Kelejan 1/16/2020, 12:56 am

» Growing Celery
by Scorpio Rising 1/14/2020, 6:30 pm

» Indoor Container Garden - City Living
by OhioGardener 1/14/2020, 3:57 pm

» California - What are you doing this month?
by Yardslave 1/14/2020, 1:06 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 1/14/2020, 10:45 am

» 2018/2019 SFG in Brooks, GA
by yolos 1/13/2020, 12:03 am

» The last lath?
by sanderson 1/12/2020, 5:03 pm

» January Avatar: Surprise Us
by trolleydriver 1/12/2020, 10:08 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  Josh on 2/17/2011, 6:22 pm

I've been looking for something different, something new for me to try in the SFG this year.

I've found some stuff I thought would be cool to try.

A tomato called Monster Matoes suppose to getup to 12 inches round.

Zooming Zucchini, climbs, locks on and climbs up any surface

Everbearing Climbing Spinach, the more you pick the more the vine produces more leaves

Mammoth Cabbage, challenge the world record of 123 lbs

Mammoth onion challenge the world record of a 71/2 pound and measured 22 inch around

Rare climbing vine melon, taste like an Asian pear

Bush watermelons, vines just 3-31/2 long

Everglow strawberries big as peaches

King Kong strawberry, worlds biggest

Titan leeks as thick as a man's arm

What do you think? Anyone ever grow these?
Josh
Josh

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 741
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 24
Location : Illinois zone 6

http://greenesgardenthings.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Re: Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  Megan on 2/17/2011, 6:37 pm

Hi Josh!

Those all sound fantastic, and I've never heard of any of them....except that Zooming Zucchini sure sounds like rampicante. ;-) Please let us know how your plans go!!
Megan
Megan

Female Posts : 3350
Join date : 2010-04-27
Age : 52
Location : Manassas, VA - Zone 7a

http://novasquarefootgardener.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Re: Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  miinva on 2/17/2011, 11:21 pm

Wow, those sound great! I hope you'll share pictures of your progress and your harvest. I'm curious, what's the name of the rare vining melon? My son LOVES asian pears, so I might give it a try. I don't usually grow melons because our farmer's market includes a guy who grows the best around, but I like to try exotic things. We're trying Lambkin melons this year. We haven't had any luck with the couple of melon varieties we tried in the past, mainly due to pests, so I plan to be vigilant.
avatar
miinva

Female Posts : 778
Join date : 2010-04-29
Age : 50
Location : Central Virginia, 7A as far as I can tell

http://www.ungardener.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Re: Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  Josh on 2/22/2011, 8:15 pm

Here is a link to the rare melon. It looks cool in the picture.
melon
Josh
Josh

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 741
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 24
Location : Illinois zone 6

http://greenesgardenthings.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Re: Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  Megan on 2/23/2011, 4:43 am

Wow, that does look cool. Thanks, Josh! Very Happy
Megan
Megan

Female Posts : 3350
Join date : 2010-04-27
Age : 52
Location : Manassas, VA - Zone 7a

http://novasquarefootgardener.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Neat list

Post  ander217 on 2/23/2011, 7:25 am

That's a neat list, Josh.

I wonder if the everbearing climbing spinach might be Malabar spinach?
ander217
ander217

Female Posts : 1450
Join date : 2010-03-16
Age : 64
Location : Southeastern Missouri (6b)

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Re: Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  FarmerValerie on 2/23/2011, 8:52 am

I wonder how many squares did you give your onion and cabbage, or did they get their own new box???
FarmerValerie
FarmerValerie

Female Posts : 1611
Join date : 2011-01-29
Age : 53
Location : NE Texas, 75501, Zone 8a

http://www.rocksinmygarden.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty OH HAPPY DAY!!!!

Post  Josh on 5/2/2011, 4:58 pm

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Happy_dance_Snoopy-vi
My package of plants came today!!
I think these will need their own new boxes!
Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Plants

Now if the rain would just stop long enough for me to get them planted!

Josh
Josh

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 741
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 24
Location : Illinois zone 6

http://greenesgardenthings.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Re: Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  Old Hippie on 5/2/2011, 6:33 pm

Oh fun! You will just have to do it all in the rain, Josh.

Gwynn
Old Hippie
Old Hippie
Regional Hosts

Female Posts : 1156
Join date : 2010-08-12
Age : 68
Location : Canada 3b

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  sherryeo on 5/2/2011, 9:54 pm

Hi Josh,

I've been enjoying the posts of the beautiful flower garden you've been putting together. It looks like a dream garden. You're obviously a very talented young man and I look forward to seeing more of your gardening posts! Good luck breaking those world records for the cabbage and onions!!!
sherryeo
sherryeo

Female Posts : 850
Join date : 2011-04-03
Age : 68
Location : Mississippi Gulf Coast Zone 8B

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Re: Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  Josh on 8/2/2011, 9:50 pm

Here's the update for these plants I ordered this year.
Looks like no world records for me this year Evil or Very Mad

A tomato called Monster Matoes suppose to getup to 12 inches round.
( it has a lot of growing to do to get 12 inches round.)
Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG 8-2-11monstermater

Zooming Zucchini, climbs, locks on and climbs up any surface
(died)

Everbearing Climbing Spinach, the more you pick the more the vine produces more leaves
(this grew good, haven't tried eating any yet)
Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG 8-2-11climbingspinach
Mammoth Cabbage, challenge the world record of 123 lbs
(world record for the smallest maybe) Embarassed
Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG 8-2-11giantcabbage

Mammoth onion challenge the world record of a 71/2 pound and measured 22 inch around
(just average size)
Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG 8-2-11walawalaonion

Rare climbing vine melon, taste like an Asian pear
(it's growing good in the tt, it's a small melon)
Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG 8-2-11tigermelon2
Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG 8-2-11tigermelon

Bush watermelons, vines just 3-31/2 long
(bugs killed them)

Everglow strawberries big as peaches
(Didn't have strawberries this year, plants are growing good.)

King Kong strawberry, worlds biggest
(Didn't have strawberries this year, plants are growing good.)

Titan leeks as thick as a man's arm
(not as big as arm yet, thumb maybe)
Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG 8-2-11titanleeks
Josh
Josh

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 741
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 24
Location : Illinois zone 6

http://greenesgardenthings.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Re: Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  littlesapphire on 8/3/2011, 9:25 am

Lol, great update! I was kind of curious about how they would do. Seems like they over exaggerated on some of the details!

I'm kind of disappointed about the zucchini Sad Climbing zucchinis sounded pretty cool.
littlesapphire
littlesapphire

Female Posts : 826
Join date : 2010-04-08
Age : 35
Location : Jamestown, NY (Zone 5a)

http://www.sanorigardens.org

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Re: Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  Kelejan on 8/3/2011, 10:57 am

Josh, I expect the strawberries were first year plants, they should do better next year. Do you have runners off this year's plants?
"Titan Leeks as big as a man's arm ( as big as a man's arm, thumb maybe).
I like your gentle humour.

Kelejan
Kelejan

Female Posts : 5653
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 84
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

http://www.castlegarinkspot.ca

Back to top Go down

Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG Empty Re: Plants I've ordered for this year's SFG

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum