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FOHC Vegetables - Summer 2017

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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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