3 huge sweet potatoes, a few handfuls of fingerling and baby potatoes, 1 overly ripe acorn squash and 3 sprouting onions.
That’s what I have left of the summer garden haul. Well, that and a whole rack of canned goods.
It is now time to start all over again.
With only 133 square feet, or 0.003 of an acre, I have to be pretty discriminating with what I plant. There’s not a whole lot of room, literally, for experimentation. So even though I’d love to try growing rice or cotton. I can’t. Well I could, but then I wouldn’t have room for carrots would which make me angry, I’d turn aggressive and perhaps develop a twitch. More specifically, another twitch.
I think I did fairly well with what I planted last year and will probably plant mostly the same stuff, but there were a few things that stood out as the bell of the haul.
So if you too only have 0.003 of an acre, or even less, or even more … these are my 5 top picks for your vegetable garden including the varieties I’ll be using. (when you order seeds online or get them from reputable seed stores you get to pick your actual variety as opposed to when you buy your seeds by the cash in a grocery store where you have the choice between “carrot” or “carrot”.
If you’re looking for some, Cubits carries the Dinosaur Kale and the Swiss Chard that I love so much (and this from someone who doesn’t really like Kale) and Linda Crago from Tree and Twig farms has a HUGE stock of tomato seeds. Which are now all sold out. I know. Can you believe it?
The early gardener gets the seed, those who wait, just have weeds.
Or crap seeds they bought at the grocery store check out next to the gum.