2010 sowing list


These are my first seeds planted this year! They are in seed cells inside under lights. Its 83 days (11 weeks) before my last spring frost.

Echinacea (enormous purple cone flowers hand collected)
Lavender augustifolia
Celeriac, Brilliant
Onion, Frontier
Onion, Ailsa Craig
Onion, Yellow Sweet Spanish
Onion, Rossa Lunga di Firenze
Onion, Ruby Ring
Onion, White Portugal


Pepper, Numex Joe E Parker (Johnny’s)
Pepper, Thai hot (Botanical Interests)
Pepper, cayenne, Amelia’s (hand collected)
Marigold, Petit mix (Johnny’s)
Marigold, Fireball (Johnny’s)
Canterbury Bells, Cup and Saucer mix (Burpee)
Gaillardia, Sundance bicolor (Burpee)
Cosmos, Sensation mix (Burpee) 2 flats
Aster, Purple burst (Burpee) 2 flats


(6 weeks before the last frost)

Cherokee Purple (Sand Hill)
Mortgage Lifter (Ohio Heirloom)
Sungold (Johnny’s)
New Girl (Johnny’s)
Purple Calabash (Sand Hill)
Opalka (Reimer)
San Marzano Gigante 3 (Territorial)
Big Beef (Johnny’s)
Brandywine (Johnny’s)
Giant Belgium (Sand Hill)
Tomango (Sand Hill)
Oxheart Red (Sand Hill)
Pink Beauty (Johnny’s)
Orange Blossom (Johnny’s)
Box Car Willie (Reimer)

Cabbages and greens:
Elegance Greens Mix (Johnny’s)
Chinese Broccoli, Green Lance (Johnny’s)
Cabbage, Dan’s surprise seed, Baby Bok Choy
Cabbage, Wong Bok (Botanical Interests)
Cabbage, Super Red (Johnny’s)
Cabbage, Savoy Alcosa (Johnny’s)
Radicchio, Palla Rossa Ashalim (Botanical Interests)


April 24, 2010

Pumpkin, Jarrahdale (Botanical Interests)
Pumpkin, Long Island Cheese (Territorial)
Pumpkin, Baby Pam (Fedco)
Pumpkin, Big Rock (Johnny’s)
Pumpkin, Galeux D’Eysines (Territorial)
Winter Squash, Waltham Butternut (Sand Hill Preservation)
Winter Squash, Delicata (Botanical Interests)
Cucumber, Diva
Cucumber, North Carolina Pickling (Sand Hill Preservation)
Cucumber, Boston Pickling
Cucumber, Tokiwa (Sand Hill Preservation)
Cucumber, Sweet Success (Burpee)
Summer Squash, patty pan Benning’s Green Tint (Territorial)
Summer Squash, patty pan Starship (Johnny’s)
Summer Squash, patty pan Sunburst
Summer Squash, Zephyr (yellow straight neck) (Johnny’s)
Summer Squash, zucchini Cashflow (Johnny’s)
Watermelon, Crimson Sweet (25 lb) (Burpee)
Watermelon, Red Sugar Baby (Johnny’s)
Melon, Anne Arundel (Sand Hill Preservation)
Melon, Crane (Sand Hill Preservation)
Melon, Charentais (Johnny’s)
Lettuce, Valentine red mix (Botanical Interests)
Lettuce, Oak Leaf mix (Botanical Interests)
Zinnia, Benery’s Giant mix (Johnny’s)
Bachelor Buttons (Botanical Interests)


4 9-packs of lettuce
4 9-packs of soybeans

Since I couldn’t decide on only a couple types of lettuce, I just mixed and scattered seeds for 12 different varieties in the cells.

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