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FOHC Vegetables - Summer 2023

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Bed #1 - Summer Squash

  • *Black Beauty Zucchini, *Peter Pan, *Bossa Nova, *Early Prolific Straightneck, *Gold Rush Zucchini

Bed #2 - Solarization

Bed #3 - Tomatoes/Basil/Zinnia

  • Tomatoes: *Big Beef Hybrid, Lemon Boy, *Celebrity Hybrid, Lemon Boy Plus, Big Beef Plus

  • Basil: *Sweet Dani, Thai Basil, Genovese, *Purple Ruffles

  • Zinnia:  *Profusion Red Yellow Bicolor, *Double Zahara Cherry

Bed #4 - Peppers/Eggplant

  • Sweet Peppers: Sheepnose Pimento, *Just Sweet, *Dragonfly, *Sweet Itlalian Frying Jimmy, Nardello, *Cornito Giallo, *Orange Blaze, *Gypsy

  • Eggplant: Listada de Gandia, Black Beauty, *Icicle, *Hansel, *Fairy Tale

Bed #5 - Cucumber/Melon/Basil

  • Cucumbers: Armenian, *Sweet Success Hybrid, Silver Slicer, *Green Light

  • Melons: Sarah’s Choice, Arava, Ogen, Collective Farm Woman, *Gold in Gold Watermelon

  • Basil:  African Blue Basil

Bed #6 - Perennial Bed

  • Artichokes

  • Buckwheat

  • White Mustard

Bed #7 - Squash/Basil

  • Winter Squash:  *Walthum Butternut, *Sugaretti, *Butterscotch, *Sweet Jade

  • Basil:  Wild Magic

Bed #8 - Beans/Leeks/Zinnia

  • Beans: Asian Long Beans, Red Noodle, Roc de’Or, Nickel Bush Beans

  • Leeks:  Bulgarian Giant

  • Zinnia: *Double Zahara Cherry

Bed #9 - Baby Greena

  • Spicy Mix, Mustard Mizuna, Bloomsdale Spinach


  1. Grow Bag:  Blanket Flowers
  2. Sunflowers: Lemon Queen and Mexican Torch
  3. *Hot Pepper: Quickfire
  4. * Jalapeno Pepper: San Joaquin
  5. Hot Pepper: Buffy
  6. Hot Peppers: Biker Billy, Serrano, Thai
  7. Tomato: Super Sauce
  8. Zinnia: Profusion White
  9. Hot Pepper: NuMex Big Jim,NuMex Pumpkin, Hot Lemon
  10. Bodega Red Potatoes (Ark of Taste)
  11. Bodega Red Potatoes (Ark of Taste)
  12. Bodega Red Potatoes (Ark of Taste)

Trough:  Bodega Red Potatoes (Ark of Taste)

Straw Bales Area:  *Clancy Potatoes       

Hanging Basket: *Pot-o-Peno Jalapeno Pepper

Arch:  Painted Lady Runner Beans


July 7, 2022.  Written by Linda Sanford, UCCE Master Gardener of Sacramento County. 

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