I’m going lean this year.. I want to produce a lot of food, I need to restock the larder and pantry.. This is only counting thing that need to be replanted yearly in the gardens.
Tomato’s- 50 plants of sauce tomato’s, 5 of cherry tomato’s, and 5 of fresh eating tomato’s
Pepper Plants- 24 plants- Basic Green, that turn to red, medium size peppers
Hot Peppers- 4 plants- for making ground dried hot pepper spice
* Added in two more Hot pepper kinds and plan for another six to eight plants for Christmas presents.
Carrots – Basic regular orange carrots
Beets- Round red beets, Golden beets, and Candy Beets, long beets (for slicing)
*Added in three more kinds of beets in seeds, so more rows of beets will be needed.
Cucumbers- 12 pickling, and four plants fresh eating.
Ground Cherries -12 plants
*plus all the extra babies that grow up and will be moved to rows or food forest etc.
Green Beans- Multiply plantings, many rows of dark green beans
Scarlet runner beans
Three rows of beans for drying and storage- Update later on them
* in total, I have 22 different beans that are going to be grown this year, some fresh, almost all of them are going to be drying beans for future use at some point, all heritage beans, some are good for canning as well. Some are going for planned xmas presents.
Broccoli- Three different plantings of six to a dozen plants each
Brussel Sprout plants- 12
Onions- Green onions and yellow winter keeping onions
Cabbage- Green Hard core- Winter keepers- One row
Turnips- One row- White with purple top and one row Rutabega (yellow flesh)
Raddish- Many sowings and crops
Greens- Extra Greens for freezing for winter use and or drying.. all kinds of the regular greens I grow.
Peanuts- One Row
Kohlarbi-One row- Green and Purple -Mainly fresh eatin but not all.
Melon- Sweet Baby watermelon, Cantalope
Sugar pea’s -Fresh eating and freezing
Pea’s Freshing eat (never have enough to freeze)
Corn-Popcorn only -buy corn to can when ready and fresh.
Winter- Butternut -A full row, so 48 plants worth
Summer- zucchini, green- 12 plants
Red, Yukon, pinks
* Added in six more kinds of spuds, all to give them a try and see how they do..
Sweet potato’s- 25 slips, all short season for our area..
Soft fruit, adding in another 60 early season raspberry canes