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Joy Blooms in the Vegetable Garden
Move
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 4 - Pea Trellis

My Lubbock Victory Garden - 2014   ---    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
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Bed 19
Bed 20
Grapes
 

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 4 - 2013

Spring-Plant Onion (sets) 01/31/13 to 03/13/13
Spring-Plant Peas, English 02/14/13 to 03/27/13
Spring-Plant Radishes, Icicle 03/01/13 to 05/30/13
Spring-Plant Sunflowers 03/01/13 to 05/30/13
Spring-Plant Nasturtiums 04/01/13 to 05/30/13
Summer Harvest Peas, English 04/09/13 to 06/25/13
Spring-Plant Beans, A Pole-Type 04/17/13 to 05/08/13
Spring-Plant Corn 04/17/13 to 05/22/13
Spring-Plant Cucumber 04/17/13 to 05/22/13
Summer Harvest Cucumber 06/06/13 to 07/31/13
Summer Harvest Beans, A Pole-Type 06/16/13 to 07/17/13
Summer Harvest Beans, A Pole-Type 06/16/13 to 07/17/13
Summer Harvest Beans, A Pole-Type 06/16/13 to 07/17/13
Summer Harvest Beans, A Pole-Type 06/16/13 to 07/17/13
Summer Harvest Corn 06/26/13 to 08/20/13
Fall-Plant Beans, A Pole-Type 06/30/13 to 07/14/13
Fall-Plant Beans, A Pole-Type 06/30/13 to 07/14/13
Fall-Plant Beans, A Pole-Type 06/30/13 to 07/14/13
Fall-Plant Beans, A Pole-Type 06/30/13 to 07/14/13
Fall-Plant Corn 07/14/13 to 07/28/13
Fall-Plant Cucumber 07/28/13 to 08/11/13
Fall-Plant Peas, English 07/28/13 to 10/06/13
Fall Harvest Beans, A Pole-Type 08/29/13 to 09/22/13
Fall Harvest Beans, A Pole-Type 08/29/13 to 09/22/13
Fall Harvest Beans, A Pole-Type 08/29/13 to 09/22/13
Fall Harvest Beans, A Pole-Type 08/29/13 to 09/22/13
Fall Harvest Cucumber 09/16/13 to 10/20/13
Fall Harvest Peas, English 09/21/13 to 01/04/13
Fall Harvest Corn 09/22/13 to 10/26/13

 

 

Cucumbers & Peas trailing up trellis

Nasturtiums

Icicle Radishes -

2013 Seed Purchases

Planted March 2, 1013
  • 50 red onion sets behind trellis purchased from Lowe's
Planted March 15, 2013
Planted March 20, 1013
  • Icicle Short Top Radish (Ferry-Morse)  -  not for harvest but to protect the cukes
  • Dwarf Jew Mixed Color Nasturtium
  • Burpeeana Early Pea (Burpee)
  • Gourmet Blend Radish (American Seed)
  • Alderman Shelling Pole Pea (Bountiful Gardens)

Plant during the 2nd Week of April:
  • Bi-Licious Hybrid Corn (Burpee)
  • Garden Been True Blue (Park Seed)
  • White Wonder Cucumber (Burgess)
  •  
Plant during the 2nd Week of July:
  • Golden Bantam Corn (Bountiful Gardens)
Plant during the 4th Week of July:
  • Garden Sweet Hybrid Cucumber (American Seed)
  • Alderman Shelling Pole Pea (Bountiful Gardens)
 
 
 
 
Cucumber Beans, Beets, Carrots, Corn, Dill, Lettuce, Marigolds, Nasturtiums, Onions, Peas, Radishes, Sunflowers Potatoes, aromatic herbs
Cucumbers
  • Icicle Radishes planted among Cucumber vines will drive away harmful insects such as cucumber beetles.
  • Nasturtium improves growth and flavor of cucumbers
  • Dill planted with cucumbers helps by attracting beneficial predators.
  • Tansy deters flying bugs, cucumber beetles, ants, flies, squash bugs & Japanese beetles.

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