The Long List

Thus far, here’s what I have sowed:

* = germinated, seedling up
First Batch
Cherokee Purple *
Pineapple *
Brandywine *
Maskotka *
Arkansas Traveler *
Urbikany *
Amateur’s Dream *
Yellow Pear *
Perestroika *
Black Russian *
Galina *
Market Miracle *
Jubilee *
Red Cherry *
Juliet Hybrid *
Siberian *
Black Krim *
Supersweet 100 VF, Hybrid – has not germinated. packet says up to 21 days!
Polish Linguisa *
Second Batch
Silvery Fir Tree
Prairie Fire
De Barrao II
Kotlas (a.k.a Sprint)
Gregory’s Altai
Big Rainbow *
Abe Lincoln
Box Car Willie *
Great White
To be planted tomorrow
Oregon Spring
Zaryanka Sunrise
Sub Artic Plenty
Sungold F1 Hybrid
Tigerella (a.k.a. Mr. Stripey)
San Marzano
First batch
Sunbright *
Jalapeño Tam *
Jalapeño M *
California Wonder *
Mini Bell mixed *
Hungarian Yellow Wax *
Chiltepin – not up yet. Trying again although I have overwintered last year’s plant
Anaheim *
Red Bell *
Habanero *
Serrano *
Quadrato D’Asti Rosso *
Long Thin Cayenne *
Ancho Magnifico *
Chichimeca *
Early Jalapeño *
Iberian Cayenne – not germinated yet
Second batch
Sweet Chocolate
Grandpa’s Home Pepper
Early Mountain Wonder
I also planted a number of gourds including
Apple small
Tiny Bottle
Apple Large
Long Handle
I see now that it was foolish to start the gourds inside as they are growing quite fast and maybe root bound by the time I can put them outside but the heart wants what the heart wants…
My Spring garden will be planted tomorrow, weather permitting. This year I am trying
Onions (bunching)
Mustard Greens
Potatoes (Yukon Gold, Purple Majesty thus far)
As to where I am going to put all those tomato plants (2 per variety), I am not quite sure yet. I have began a campaign to borrow unused yards but I hope I have enough 5 gallon buckets to accommodate most of them. I will begin building The Cage tomorrow as well.
Stay tuned…

4 Responses to “The Long List”

  1. Stephanie Says:

    That's a long list! I hope all those seeds will germinate soon and nicely for you.

  2. David Says:

    Thanks Stephanie! I am trying every variety of tomato I can think of to find my favorites. So far, Black Russian tomatoes are on top of my favorites list. I do want a more acidic tomato though, so I am trying Abe Lincoln and Box Car Willie to see if I like them. Do you grow vegetables? I already know you grow very beautiful flowers!

  3. Diana Says:

    Oh Gosh I'm so jealous, I wish I had all that variety! With all the seeds I'm buying I had to limit myself to two kinds this year. 😦

  4. David Says:

    Diana, someday I hope to settle on a few favorites. I will always save a little room for trying new varieties though

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