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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 18 -- Red Potatoes

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 18 - 2013
Spring-Plant Onion (sets) 01/31/13 to 03/13/13
Spring-Plant Potato, Red 02/28/13 to 03/13/13
Spring-Plant Marigolds 03/01/13 to 04/01/13
Spring-Plant Sunflowers 03/01/13 to 05/30/13
Spring-Plant Beans, A Bush-Type 04/17/13 to 05/08/13
Summer Harvest Onion (sets) 04/20/13 to 07/11/13
Summer Harvest Potato, Red 05/13/13 to 06/21/13
Summer Harvest Beans, A Bush-Type 06/01/13 to 06/22/13
Fall-Plant Potato, Red 06/30/13 to 07/14/13
Fall-Plant Beans, A Bush-Type 08/11/13 to 08/25/13
Fall Harvest Potato, Red 09/13/13 to 10/22/13
Fall Harvest Beans, A Bush-Type 09/25/13 to 10/24/13
Fall Harvest Onion Last Year's Crop 01/08/14 to 04/29/14


2013 Seeds Purchased

March 15, 2013 Planted:
  • Mammoth Russian Sunflower (American Seed)
  • Crackerjack Mixed Colors Marigold (American Seed)
  • Planted Red seed potatoes (Lowe's)
March 16, 2013 Planted:
  • Dwarf Bolero Marigolds (Ferry-Morse)
  • Sweet Vienna Kohlrabi (Burpee)
Planted April 2, 2013
  • More Red Potatoes purchased from Lowe's
  • They sprouted but had freezing temps last week of March, don't know if they will come back.

Plant during the 3rd Week of April
  • California Blackeye CowPea (Ferry-Morse)
Red Potatoes - seed potatoes purchased from Lowe's.   Planted the first week of February.

Onions - onion sets purchased from Lowe's.  Unfortunately I failed to record the variety.  So it will be a surprise at harvest time.   I like surprises.

Bush Beans -


Grow your own Veggies - Planning, Preparation, Caring, Harvesting, Canning

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