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FOHC Vegetable Demonstration Garden Summer 2017

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Summer 2017 FOHC Vegetable Planting Plan


Bed #1 - Vegetables for Donation to Food Bank

  • Tomato: 'Early Girl'
  • Summer squash: 'Crookneck', 'Straightneck', 'Dark Green' zucchini, 'Benning's Green Tint'
  • Pepper: 'California Red Bell'
  • Bush beans: 'Roc d'Or'


Bed #2 - Tomatoes and Asian Vegetables

  • Cherry tomatoes: 'Sweet Gold' and 'Juliet'
  • Eggplant: 'Charming', 'Red Ruffled', and 'Ping Tung'
  • Peppers: 'Thai Chile', 'Super Heavyweight', and 'Tequilla Sunrise'
  • Long beans: 'Red Noodle' and Chinese heirloom
  • Summer cover crop: Buckwheat


Bed #3 - Slow Food Ark of Taste

  • Potatoes: 'Bodega Red'
  • Tomato: 'German Pink'
  • Melon: 'Crane'
  • Beans: 'Mayflower'
  • Winter Squash: 'Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato'
  • Peppers: 'Jimmy Nardello' and 'Sheepnose Pimento'

Bed #4 - Tomatoes (hybrids with fusarium resistance)

  • 'Better Boy'
  • 'Super Fantastic'
  • 'Park's Whopper'        
  • 'Chef's Choice Pink'
  • 'Lemon Boy'
  • 'Big Beef'

Bed #5 - Soil Solarization Demonstration

(no plants)

Bed #6 - Perennials

  • Asparagus: 'UC 157', 'Purple Passion', and 'Jersey King'
  • Strawberries: 'Albion'


Bed #7 - Kitchen Garden

  • Sweet peppers: 'Super Heavyweight', 'Purple Beauty', 'Orange Sun', and 'Red Knight'
  • Eggplant: 'Diamond' and 'Meatball'
  • Squash: 'Zucchino Rampicante'
  • Melon: 'Charentais'
  • Okra: 'Jambalaya'


Bed #8 - Snap Bean Trial

  • Bush beans: 'Royal Burgundy' and 'Dragon Tongue'
  • Pole beans: 'Blue Lake' and 'French Gold'



Bed #9 - Vegetables for Snacks

  • Dwarf tomato: 'Kangaroo Paw Yellow'
  • Melon: 'Rich Sweetness 132'
  • Baby cucumbers: 'Green Fingers' Persian
  • Peppers: 'Mini Bell'

May 13, 2017.  Written by Gail Pothour, UCCE Master Gardener of Sacramento County.

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