This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he thought the garden was his, even though I did all the work. Now Suzie and Charley follow in his footsteps. We're located near Boston (USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot, a backyard vegetable garden, fruit trees, berry bushes, chickens, and bees. I use sustainable organic methods and do my best to grow all of my family's vegetables myself.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

today's seed sowing list

My planting calendar says to plant zinnias, cucumbers and pumpkins this week. I started some extra greens too.

Spinach, Bloomsdale, 1 6-pack
Lettuce, Valentine mix, 1 6-pack
Lettuce, Merveille 4 seasons, 1 6-pack
Zinnia, White Star, 4-pack
Zinnia, Bernary's Giant Purple 2 6-packs
Winter Squash, Lakota, 3 seeds
Pumpkin, Baby Pam, 6 seeds
Pumpkin, Big Rock, 3 seeds
Pumpkin, Jarrahdale, 3 seeds
Cucumber, North Carolina Pickling, 6-pack

I didn't finish, but will plant the following soon:
Cucumber, Diva, 6-pack
Cucumber, Straight 8, 6-pack
Cucumber, Tokiwa, 6-pack
Cucumber, Sweet Success, 6-pack

2009 sow-what-and-when

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Anonymous MarianLondonUK said...

Hi Kathy, having a last peep here before retiring for the night! Some of my seeds seem to be forging ahead, quicker than last year I am sure. It is getting to the point where they need to be planted out, cross fingers, arms, legs. My/my sister are embarking on our first year with a lottie, soooo want it all work. Just have to think that all that comes up and harvests is good as it has all been grown from seed in a bedroom and conservatory in Suburban London.
Regards and a pat for Skippy boy.

April 20, 2009 6:19 PM

Blogger Dan said...

I'm a growing zinnia's from seed as well, a dwarf one called 'Magellan Mix'. I looked for them as transplants last year and couldn't find them anywhere so seeding it is.

You plants are looking great in the photos below.

April 20, 2009 9:31 PM


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