Friday, May 17, 2013

Winter Vegetable Garden

Last October NJ built 2 raised vegetable gardens along the side of our backyard, filled them with organic soil and planted these 9 varieties.  Everything was supposedly compatible with Texas winter gardening.

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IJ and NJ planted all of the organic seeds.
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This was the garden in early December.  The spaghetti squash vines grew beautifully and put out lots of blossoms and then after a few cold snaps they were dead. 
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Collard greens:
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We had very few humorous carrots.  Here's a couple:
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We thought the brussels sprouts were not going to grow.  The plants were huge but there was no sprouts.  Finally, once it warmed up, they appeared but are growing very slowly and it might get too hot for them before they get big enough to eat.  This picture is from the day I noticed them in late March.
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