Home Grown

Vegetable garden (Year 2016)

This year I will share the process of our yearly planting activity and harvests as I use them up in dishes.

Fruit trees:

  • Lemon trees
  • Flavor Supreme King Pluot Plum
  • Flavor Supreme Queen Pluot Plum
  • Lemonade Blueberries
  • Cherry
  • Apple trees
  • Mandarin

Recurring plants include :

  • Habaneros and Chili peppers
  • Rosemary
  • Tomatoes  (None this year)
  • Onions
  • Bell Peppers
  • Strawberries

Other new ones:

  • Snap peas { update – no luck this year}
  • Crookneck Squash { going well so far}
  • Zucchini {going well so far}
  • Egg plant {looking good}
  • Multi colored beets {good small harvest for 1st plant season}
  • Chard {not sure what happened, did not thrive in bed}]
  • Collard greens {growing but not as vibrant as last year’s}
  • Spinach{ diasppeared}
  • Chocolate mint {beast!}
  • Lemon Verbena {nothing}
  • Sage {thriving}
  • Carrots {good 1st season}
  • African Basil {good 1st season}
  • Lemon Cucumber {looking good}


Below are photos from the garden. I use forks to prevent little animals from making the beds a playground.  My darling hubby made the flower bed.


Harvest and Planting Photos Below

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.