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17 September, 2007

15 Sept. Handout: Suggestions for Cool Season Gardens

Artichokes (a perennial)
Beets
Burpee’s Golden, Chiogga
Broccoli
Premium Crop, Shogun
Brussel Sprouts
Cabbage (including Oriental cabbage-like greens)
Carrots
Mokum, Parris Market
Cauliflower – there are purple ones too!
Celery/Celeriac
Chard
Argentata, Five Color Silverbeet,
Cresses
Fava Beans
Windsor; Aprovecho (sometimes appended with “Select”)
Florence Fennel (bulbing)
Romy, Zefa Fino.
Garlic (this is a long season crop, plant in Fall harvest next Summer)
Kale
Dinosaur or Black Kale
Kohlrabi
Leeks
Carina, King Richard
Lettuce
more varieties than you can shake a stick at – or grow a mix!
Onions (also a long season growing; find “short-day” varieties)
Other leafy salad things
Parsley
Peas
Potatoes
All-Blue, Caribe, Yukon Gold
Radishes
French Breakfast, Fluo, Easter Egg, Purple Plum
Shallots
Spinach
Turnips
DeMilan
Wheat

Include all perennial herbs and perennial flowers. In addition, try some fun annuals like calendulas, larkspur, poppies (bread, California or Iceland types), sweet peas, and venidium. Make room for cilantro! Lots of cilantro!!

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