Friday, February 14, 2014
A few of the seeds I ordered for this year's veg garden. I ordered from Baker Creek [www.rareseeds.com].
I'm going to try turnips this year among other things. Last year was not a good year for my garden - poor strawberries, poor tomatoes, poor eggplant, etc.
I was thinking that the best eggplant are probably grown in the south, where it's good and hot and there's a very long season. Then I heard a rumor that most of the world's eggplant is produced in New Jersey. I checked the zone map here to find out what zone they mostly are. Most of New Jersey is in zone 6. Interesting. Perhaps it was just a good year for bugs last year and not a bad year for eggplant. Given the cold we've had this year, I'm hoping the bugs are taking a good beating and that my veggies will do better.
Assuming it ever gets warm again, what will you be growing this year?