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Joy Blooms in the Garden

Joy Blooms in the Vegetable Garden
d to Lubbock, TX in Spring 2011
 Growing veggies in Lubbock has been a challenges, but each year is better.
Come follow my progress as I get my hands in Texas soil.

Joy Blooms in the Garden

Veggies Anyone?    Get Ready    Tomatoes or Nothing    Tips for the Gardener 
Good Neighbors    Compost It!     Gardening in Lubbock   
Gardening Lessons from Daddy   Building Raised Beds    My Lubbock Victory Garden

Bed 13 - Pole Beans

My Lubbock Victory Garden    ---    Please e-Mail any ideas/comments
  Click on Bed # for List of Crops, etc
  Bed 1
Bed 2
Bed 3
Bed 4
Bed 5
Bed 6
Bed 7
Bed 8
Bed 9
Bed 10
Bed 11
Bed 12
Bed 13
Bed 14
Bed 15
Bed 16
Bed 17
Bed 18
Bed 19
Bed 20

Lubbock Victory Garden Layout         Planting Calendar
Crop Rotation Chart                 Jan's Victory Garden Journal-2014
Spring Planting Calendar             Fall Garden Planting Calendar       
Month by Month Planting Schedule in Each Bed

Bed 13 - 2013
Spring-Plant Marigolds 03/01/13 to 04/01/13
Spring-Plant Nasturtiums 03/01/13 to 05/30/13
Spring-Plant Sunflowers 03/01/13 to 05/30/13
Spring-Plant Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 04/17/13 to 05/08/13
Spring-Plant Corn 04/17/13 to 05/22/13
Spring-Plant Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) 04/17/13 to 05/22/13
Summer Harvest Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 06/16/13 to 07/17/13
Summer Harvest Corn 06/26/13 to 08/20/13
Fall-Plant Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) 06/30/13 to 07/14/13
Summer Harvest Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) 07/11/13 to 08/30/13
Fall-Plant Corn 07/14/13 to 07/28/13
Fall Harvest Corn 09/22/13 to 10/26/13
Fall Harvest Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) 09/23/13 to 10/22/13

2013 Seeds Purchased

Planted March 15, 2013
  • Jewel Mix Color Nasturtiums (Ferry-Morse)
  • French Dwarf Double Mixed Marigolds (American Seed)

Plant during the 2nd Week of April:
  •  Summer Snack Hybrid Cantaloupe (Burpee)
  • Silver Queens Hybrid Sweet Corn (Ferry-Morse)
Plant during the 2nd Week of July:
  • Hale's Best Jumbo Muskmelon (Seeds of Change)
  • Early Golden Bantam C0rn (Urban Farmer)


Brassicas are heavy feeders.  Be sure to supply plenty of compost or decomposed manure.  They need lime, phosphorus & potash to excel.
Harvesting Broccoli:  When head is fully developed before flower buds open.  Store broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower in refrigerator crisper soon after harvest.
Grow your own Veggies - Planning, Preparation, Caring, Harvesting, Canning

Please e-Mail me your ideas or comments

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