Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Planning my Heirloom Order... Toplef10Planning my Heirloom Order... 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.

Planning my Heirloom Order... I22gcj10Planning my Heirloom Order... 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Planning my Heirloom Order... Toplef10Planning my Heirloom Order... 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.

Planning my Heirloom Order... I22gcj10Planning my Heirloom Order... 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» maintaining Mel's Mix
by stevenfstein Today at 8:01 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 2:28 pm

» N&C Midwest: November & December 2022
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 2:22 pm

» Food waste being turned into compost for Ohio greenhouse
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 9:34 am

» Happy Thanksgiving
by OhioGardener 11/24/2022, 8:27 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 11/23/2022, 6:40 pm

» Pressure treated wood - covered with plastic?
by dstack 11/22/2022, 1:32 pm

» Hello from NSW, Australia
by Scorpio Rising 11/22/2022, 7:22 am

» Happy Thanksgiving 2022
by Scorpio Rising 11/21/2022, 10:11 pm

» How to Harvest Winter Squash
by OhioGardener 11/21/2022, 9:18 am

» Ohio Gardener's Greenhouse
by sanderson 11/20/2022, 10:37 pm

» Mark's first SFG
by markqz 11/20/2022, 6:00 pm

» Question about pets using the raised bed
by dstack 11/19/2022, 2:36 pm

» Thanksgiving Dishes from the Garden
by OhioGardener 11/19/2022, 2:30 pm

» Sweet Potatoes
by sanderson 11/19/2022, 12:05 am

» Senseless Banter...
by OhioGardener 11/18/2022, 10:40 am

» Wood Chip Mulch & Earthworms
by dstack 11/17/2022, 6:00 pm

» Bokashi
by sanderson 11/17/2022, 1:58 pm

» Holy snow Batman!
by sanderson 11/16/2022, 3:32 pm

» Any ideas what is eating my cos?
by KiwiSFGnewbie 11/12/2022, 2:23 pm

» Using Trail Cams to Monitor Garden Critters
by MrBooker 11/12/2022, 9:31 am

» For MM, does vermicast count as manure-based?
by sanderson 11/10/2022, 2:12 pm

» Experiences with electric snail fences
by KiwiSFGnewbie 11/7/2022, 7:35 pm

» Garlic SFG
by donnainzone5 11/5/2022, 11:55 am

» Path materials
by KiwiSFGnewbie 11/3/2022, 1:29 am

» Flower bulbs that should have been planted in the fall
by OhioGardener 11/2/2022, 7:54 pm

» November: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by sanderson 11/2/2022, 4:47 pm

» tomato plant roots
by stevenfstein 11/1/2022, 3:52 pm

» N&C Midwest: October 2022
by JAM23 10/31/2022, 8:02 pm

» Famous Gardening Quotes
by OhioGardener 10/31/2022, 9:15 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Planning my Heirloom Order...

2 posters

Go down

Planning my Heirloom Order... Empty Planning my Heirloom Order...

Post  ShadowWynn 1/31/2011, 1:55 am

I have 8 weeks to go till the season starts around here (at least according to the oldtimers). I have narrowed down my seed order to something sort of manageable (I think). Can I get opinions/info on any of these varieties - anybody who has grown them in or around Zone 7 please chime in!!!!

Beans
- Asian Winged Bean
- Bolita
- Cherokee Trail of Tears
- Contender
- Drangon Tongue
- Henderson's Black Valentine
- Jacob's Cattle
- McCaslan 42 Pole
- Old Homestead
- Papa De Rola
- Purple Podded Pole
- Saint-Esprit A Oeil Rouge
- Yellow China
- Alabama Black Butterbean
- Christmas Pole Lima
- Dixie Speckled Butterpea
- King of the Garden Lima
- Tokyo Verte (Edamame)

Carrot
- Jaune Obtuse Du Doubse
- Little Finger
- Parisienne

Cucumber
- Dib Daub
- Dragon's Egg
- Marketmore 76
- Thai Five Star

Kiwi
- Hardy Kiwi

Lettuce
- Forellenschluss
- Gentilina
- Little Gem
- Mignonette Bronze

Melons
- Early Hanover
- Jenny Lind
- Minnesota Midget
- Rich Sweetness 132
- Tigger
- Golden Midget (watermelon)
- White Wonder (watermelon)

Spinach
- Bloomsdale Long Standing
- New Zealand Spinach

Tomatoes
- Golden Sunray
- Arkansas Traveler
- Missouri Pink Love Apple
- Pearly Pink
- Creme Brulee
- Chadwick Cherry
- Gajo de Melon
- Lollipop

Herbs
- Cilantro, Slo-Bolt
- Oregano, Vulgare
ShadowWynn
ShadowWynn

Female Posts : 10
Join date : 2010-12-21
Location : Central Oklahoma 6b/7a

Back to top Go down

Planning my Heirloom Order... Empty I've grown a few of them

Post  ander217 1/31/2011, 8:42 am

I'm in zone 6 and I've grown a few things on your list.

I grew Dragon's Tongue beans last year. They are beautiful and very good-flavored. I planted them in fall to use for fresh shelly beans, but I wish I had eaten some for green beans because I planted them late and frost got them before they all had a chance to make seed.

I've grown Bloomsdale spinach for decades. I try other varieties but I always come back to it.

Arkansas Traveler is a good pink tomato - it grows well in our hot and humid summers. The flavor may not be as intense as some heirlooms but it's worth growing because it is a dependable producer.

The only negative I have to say about your list is the oregano vulgare. I grew it but was disappointed in the flavor. Then I read that Greek oregano has better flavor so I grew it, and I heartily agree that it is better. I kept the oregano vulgare (also called Italian oregano here) because the large purple flowers attract bees and butterflies, but I go to the white-flowered Greek oregano for cooking.
ander217
ander217

Female Posts : 1450
Join date : 2010-03-16
Age : 67
Location : Southeastern Missouri (6b)

Back to top Go down

Back to top


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