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15 February, 2010

Plants To Use for An Attractive Vegetable Garden and How To Use Them


Plants You Can Use As Edging


Arugula
Beets
Carrots
Johnny-jump-ups
Marjoram
Mint (p)
Nasturtium
Oregano (p)
Parsley
Radishes
Sorrel (p)
Spinach
Strawberries (p)
Thyme (p)
Turnips
Violets



Plants for Color in the Winter


Beets
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Johnny-jump-up
Kale
Kohlrabi
Mustard
Nasturtium
Purple broccoli
Swiss chard
Violets

Edibles That Are Shade Tolerant

Arugula
Beets
Cabbage
Carrots
Celery
Chard
Chicory
Chinese cabbage
Collards
Cornsalad (M√Ęche)
Cresses
Escarole
Fennel
Kale
Kohlrabi
Leeks
Lettuce
Mustard
Pak Choi
Radishes
Sorrel
Spinach
Turnips

Plants for Height in Winter


Artichoke or Cardoon (p)
Blueberry (p)
Brussels sprouts
Climbing Peas
Fava beans
Ginger (p)
Radicchio
Walking stick kale
Wheat

Plants for Color in Summer


Beans (some climb, some bush)
Eggplants
Okra
Peppers
Squashes
Tomatoes

Plants for Height in Summer


Corn (sweet and popcorn)
Cucumbers (on trellis)
Beans (on trellis)
Melons (on trellis)
Okra
Sunflowers
Tomatoes (in cages)

Edible Flowers


Borage
Calendula
Johnny-jump-ups
Nasturtiums
Pansies
Sunflowers
Violets

Fast Fillers


Arugula
Beets
Carrots
Cress
Green onions
Lettuce


Mustard
Radishes
Spinach
Turnips

Sowing Schedule in Zone 24


Crop
Sow On
Basil
February 15
Beets
Y/R *
Broccoli
September 15
Cabbage
September 30
Cauliflower
September 15
Collards
Y/R*
Corn
April 1
Cucumber
March 1
Eggplant
March 15
Kale
Y/R*
Lettuce
September 1
Melons
March 15
Mustard
September 1
Okra
March 15
Onions
September 1
Parsley
September 15
Peas
September 1
Peppers
March 15
Pumpkins
May 1
Spinach
September 15
Squash (summer)
March 1
Squash (winter)
March 15
Swiss Chard
Y/R
Tomatoes
February 15

    * except in mid-summer

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