Thursday, July 29, 2010

Our Garden In July

I have finally gotten around to posting some pictures of Our Little City Farm. I hope this shows you that you don't have to have a lot of space to have a garden that will provide your family with lots of yummy veggies. We will see come canning season if I can squeeze enough produce to last us through winter. This is the list of veggies that we are currently growing on our little city lot.

Front Yard: 
  • 1 semi dwarf apple tree
  • 1 elderberry
  • 1 gooseberry
  • 5 strawberry plants
  • 2 cabbages
  • 4 bush zucchini
  • 2 crook neck
  • 2 bush cucumbers
  • 3 asparagus plants
  • lots of beets
  • 6 Amish paste tomatoes
  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 celebrity tomato
  • 1 yellow tomato
  • 1 purple tomato
  • 1 grape tomato
  • 12 peppers (different types)
  • 3 pie pumpkin plants
  • bush beans
  • onions
  • 5 basil plants
  • peas (harvested)
  • some carrots
  • some lettuce
  • lots of different herbs and flowers around the edges

Back Yard:
  • 1 semi dwarf sour cherry tree
  • 2 semi dwarf pear trees
  • 2 low blueberry bushes
  • 2 grape vines
  • 2 types of raspberries
  • Raised bed of potatoes
  • 5 corn plants
  • 2 summer squash
  • 3 types of winter squash
  • 1 mini water melon
  • 1 mini cantaloupe
  • 3 more strawberry plants
  • 2 sunflower plants
  • 4 chickens with a coop
  • Lots more herbs and flowers
Just remember you can be very creative in how you fit things into your garden. Notice that I used a lot of bush plants which are also good in pots. Good luck and happy gardening!
What is growing in your garden?

This is a post for Simple Lives Thursday Blog Hop.


    1. We have so much in common :D I enjoyed reading all that you have planted and seeing your gardens. They look wonderful! Here's to urban gardening! Thanks so much for linking up to Simple Lives Thursday.

    2. Thanks for reading my post. Im glad you enjoyed it. I love the challenge that urban gardening brings.

    3. The chickens are adorable. You really transformed the front yard. You are very ambitious, and I hope everything produces well for you.