Small Veggie Gardening

May 3, 2013 · 5 comments

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Just started on the veggie patch this year and I’ve put some pots by the back door for herbs and fresh lettuce.  I could put them in the raised bed but they are too far from the kitchen then and it’s much easier to have them to hand.  I think I’m going to do rosemary, basil and maybe mint this year?

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In Miss L’s Veggie patch we have: Raspberries, Strawberries and Lillies and Dahlia’s for cut flowers for her room.  In mine: Peas and Swiss Chard so far. I’m also going to put in some carrots again and spinach, they both worked well last year.

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What have you all got in your veggie patches this year?  What’s worked really well in them? I’m dying to try something new!

 


 

 

 

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Knitty Mummy May 3, 2013 at 10:21 am

I’m trying a couple of new varieties of strawberries – white ones that are supposed to taste like pineapple and climbing ones that I’m hoping will be safer away from the snails.
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Liz May 3, 2013 at 11:14 am

Wow they sound amazing! Will have to see if I can find the climbing ones they sound like fun x
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The Fool May 3, 2013 at 9:03 pm

Definitely agree on having herbs close to the door, much more likely to use them! We plan to have a whole raised bed of mixed salad leaves that you sow as densely as you can so it’s like a carpet. We eat loads of salad in the summer so great having lots of variety and flavours
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Edmond Koenning May 29, 2013 at 7:56 am

I’ve tried couple of strawberries but snails were all around, so had to stop. Maybe next time :)

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Amanda June 8, 2013 at 12:01 pm

This yr we’ve just gone for salad and herbs on the patio. About to plant up tumbling toms from hanging baskets though.
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