What’s Growing in Volusia County gardens now? April 30, 2018

What are you growing to feed yourself and your family?

Peach (Florida Prince) Most have already been picked at this time.
Collard Greens (Georgia Southern)
Figs (Brown Turkey)
Pole Beans along fence (Blue Lake)
Sweet Potato (Centennial) planted along fence
Persimmon (Fuyu)
Honey bees to keep things pollinated and provide honey.
Pole Beans (Kentucky Wonder). Now on the third picking cycle.
Tomato (Homestead 24)
Green peppers (Carolina Wonder)
Eggplant (Florida High Bush)
Cotton (Red foliated) – just for fun.
Okra (Clemson Spineless, Heavy Hitter strain) For information about the Heavy Hitter strain of okra, click here. This is a great example of one man experimenting and developing a more productive okra.
Squash (Tromboncino)
Last, but not least – Zinnias. For no other reason than my wife likes them.

Click here to see what this garden looked like one month ago (March 28, 2018)

What’s growing in Volusia County gardens now? March 28, 2018

MAR 28 – Potatoes (Yukon Gold), Squash (Tromboncino), Tomatoes (Homestead 24), Peppers (Carolina Wonder), Eggplant (Florida High Bush), Okra (Clemson Spineless – Heavy Hitter strain).
MAR 28 – Romaine Lettuce (Paris Island Cos)
MAR 28 – Collard Greens (Georgia Southern)
MAR 28 – Sweet Potatoes (Centennial) growing along a fence line.
MAR 28 – Peaches (Florida Prince)
MAR 28 – Pole beans (Blue Lake Pole) planted along a fence, which will act as a trellis for the vines.