2012 Crops

The Garden: 
 
 Vegetable  Variety  Source  Price  Planted  Harvested
 Arugula  (o)  Burpee 2012  $2.98  4/14, 7/28  6/9 (t), 9/28
 Bean, Green Bush  Bush Blue Lake (o)  Burpee 2012  $2.49  5/19, 5/26  7/14
 Bean, Purple Bush  Royal Burgundy (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  5/19, 5/26  7/11
 Bean, Yellow Bush  Rocdor  Johnny's 2010  $2.95  5/19, 5/26  7/11
 Bean, Green Pole  Blue Lake FMI  Lake Valley 2011  $2.49  7/7  8/29
 Bean, Green Pole  Kentucky Wonder (o)  Burpee 2012  $3.95  7/7  9/1
 Bean, Italian Pole  Garden of Eden  Johnny's 2012  $3.95  6/9, 6/16  8/11
 Bean, Scarlet Pole  Scarlet Runner  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  7/7  9/15
 Beet, Chioggia  Guardsmark (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  4/21, 4/28(8), 7/21, 8/4  6/27, 7/21, 10/6
 Beet, Red  Detroit Dark Red (o)  Burpee 2012  $1.49  4/21, 4/28(8), 7/21  6/27, 7/21, 10/6
 Beet, Yellow  Golden (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  4/21, 7/21, 8/4  7/14
 Bok Choy  White Stem  Botanical Interests 2011  $1.69  4/14, 5/19  7/11
 Bok Choy  Tatsoi  Botanical Interests 2011  $1.69  7/14  
 Broccoli  unknown  Busa Farms  $6.00  4/14 (p)  failed
 Broccoli  Premium Crop  Hillside  $2.99  6/6 (p)  8/1
 Broccoli  Belstar F1 (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.95  6/6  9/15
 Brussels Sprouts  Churchill F1  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  5/12  10/27
 Cabbage, Green  unknown  Busa Farms  $3.00  4/14 (p)  6/23
 Cabbage, Green  Copenhagen Market  Hart's 2012  $1.39  6/23  10/6
 Cabbage, Red  unknown  Busa Farms  $3.00  4/14 (p)  7/7
 Cabbage, Red  Red Express (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  6/16  10/27
 Cabbage, Napa  Bilko F1 (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.95  4/14, 5/12  7/14
 Carrot, orange  Danvers 126 (o)  Burpee 2012  $3.00  4/14, 7/7, 7/21  7/7, 9/28
 Carrot, mixed  Kaleidoscope Mix (o)  Burpee 2012  $3.95  7/7, 7/21  9/28
 Carrot, mixed  Carnival Blend (o)  Botanical Interests 2012  $5.98  4/14, 7/7, 7/21, 8/4  7/7, 9/28, 10/6
 Carrot, purple  Purple Haze  Johnny's 2011  $3.50  4/14, 7/7, 7/21  7/7, 9/28
 Carrot, yellow  YellowPak  Johnny's 2011  $3.50  4/14, 7/7, 7/21  7/7, 9/28
 Cauliflower, Romanesco  Veronica (o)  Johnny's 2012  $7.95  5/12  8/26
 Cauliflower  Snow Crown  Mahoney's  $5.95  4/21 (p)  6/30
 Cauliflower  Snowball Y (o)  High Mowing 2011  $2.00  6/16  
 Collards  Georgia  Burpee 2010  $1.59  4/14, 5/12  6/27
 Corn, Popping  Miniature Colored Popcorn  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  5/12  8/25
 Cucumber  Straight Eight (o)  Burpee 2012  $1.49  5/26  7/18
 Eggplant, Asian  Ping Tung Long (o)  Russell's  $22.95  5/26 (p)  7/21
 Eggplant, Italian  Santana (o)  Russell's  $22.95  5/26 (p)  7/28
 Fava Bean  Windsor  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  3/24  6/23
 Flower Sprouts  Kaleidoscope Mix  Johnny's 2012  $10.95  6/6 (p)  10/20
 Garlic, Hardneck  Purple Glazer  Burpee 2011  $10.95  10/8/2011, 10/20  6/27
 Garlic (fill in)  (o)  Whole Foods  $?  10/29/2011  6/27
 Garlic, Hardneck  German White, Music  Farmer's Market  $?  10/20  
 Jerusalem Artichokes  unknown  Russo's  $4.00  10/8/2011  7/11 (f), 10/6
 Kale, Green  Starbor F-1  Johnny's 2011  $3.95  4/14  6/16 (t)
 Kale, Green  Winterbor F1  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  4/14, 5/12  6/16 (t)
 Kale, Dinosaur  Toscano (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  4/14, 5/12  6/16 (t)
 Leek  King Richard (o)  Johnny's 2011  $7.95  4/14  9/8
 Leek  King Richard (o)  Botanical Interests 2012  $2.39  6/9  10/27 (y)
 Lettuce, Boston  Nancy (o)  Johnny's 2010  $3.95  4/7 (p)  5/26
 Lettuce, Boston  Dynamite (o)  T&M 2012  $2.99  5/19, 7/14  7/7
 Lettuce, Butterhead  Butter Crunch  NE Seed 2012  $1.79  7/28  failed
 Lettuce, Butterhead  Butter Crunch  Hillside  $2.59  6/9 (P)  7/7
 Lettuce, Green Leaf  Black Seeded Simpson (o)  Burpee 2012  $1.49  4/7 (p), 5/19  5/19, 7/7
 Lettuce, Red Leaf  New Red Fire (o)  Johnny's 2011  $3.10  4/7 (p), 7/14, 7/28  5/19, failed
 Lettuce, Red Oak Leaf  Red Saladbowl (o)  Johnny's 2011  $2.95  4/7 (p), 5/19  5/19, 7/7
 Lettuce, Romaine  Jericho (o)  Johnny's 2011  $3.95  4/7 (p), 5/19, 7/28  5/19, 7/7, failed
 Lettuce, Romaine  unknown  Hillside  $2.59  6/9 (p)  7/7
 Lettuce  Gourmet Blend (o)  Burpee 2012  $2.98  3/31, 5/5, 6/6  failed, 6/30 (t)
 Mizuna  (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  4/14, 6/9  6/16 (t)
 Mizuna  Brassica rapa nipposinica(o)  Botanical Interests 2012  $1.89  5/19, 6/9  6/16 (t)
 Mustard  Red Giant (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  4/14  6/23 (t)
 Okra  Dwarf Stalk Long Green Pod  Hart's Seeds 2011  $1.39  5/19  8/8
 Onion Sets  Red, White & Yellow  Burpee, 2012  $12.95  3/31 (s)  5/12 (t)
 Onion Sets  Red  Mahoney's, 2012  $3.49  7/7 (s), 7/14 (s)  ??
 Onion Sets  Yellow  De Groot, 2012  $5.96  7/21 (s), 7/28 (s), 8/4 (s)  ??
 Onion, Red  Redwing F1 (o)  Johnny's 2011  $6.25  4/14, 6/23  ??
 Onion, White  Sierra Blanca F1  Johnny's 2011  $6.95  4/14, 6/23  ??
 Onion, Yellow  Cortland F1 (o)  Johnny's 2011  $4.95  4/14, 6/23  ??
 Parsnip  Javelin  Johnny's 2011  $2.95  4/7 (p), 5/5  7/28
 Pea, Tall Snow  Mammoth Melting Sugar  Burpee 2012  $3.95  3/24  6/6
 Pea, Snap  Sugar Snap (o)  Johnny's 2011  $6.95  3/24  6/9
 Pea, Bush Snap  Super Snappy  Burpee 2012  $2.49  7/21  9/8
 Pea, Tall Shell  Alderman  T&M 2012  $2.69  3/24  6/23
 Pepper, Bell  Ace (o)  Russell's  $21.60  5/26 (p)  7/7
 Pepper, Italian  Italia (o)  Russell's  $21.60  5/26 (p)  7/7
 Pepper, Pablano  Ancho (o)  Russell's  $10.80  5/26 (p)  7/7
 Pepper, Hot  Hot Lemon  Mahoney's  $3.99  5/26 (p)  9/1
 Pepper, Hot  Serrano  Mahoney's?  $3.99  6/6 (p)  8/4
 Pepper, Hot  Super Chili  Mahoney's?  $3.99  6/6 (p)  8/4
 Pizza Garden Plants  Basil, Oregano, Pepper, Tomato  Brackett School  $12.00  6/9 (p)  8/19
 Potato  Red  Van Zyverden  $3.49  4/7 (t)  7/7
 Potato  Russet  Van Zyverden  $3.49  4/7 (t)  7/21
 Potato  Yukon Gold  Van Zyverden  $3.49  4/7 (t)  7/7
 Pumpkin  Chucky F1  Johnny's 2011  $2.95  5/26  8/4
 Radish, Pink  Pink Beauty (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  4/14, 8/4  5/19, 9/5
 Radish, Red  Cherry Belle (o)  Burpee 2012  $4.47  3/31, 5/19, 8/4, 9/15  5/5, 6/16, 9/5, 10/27
 Radish, White  White Icicle (o)  M. Stewart 2011  $1.99  5/5  6/6
 Rhubarb  Victoria  Mahoney's  $9.98  4/21 (p)  9/8
 Scallion/Bunching Onion  Evergreen Long White Bunching (o)  Johnny's 2012  $2.98  4/14  9/1
 Soybean  Butterbeans (o)  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  5/12  8/1
 Spinach  Bloomsdale Long Standing (o)  Burpee 2012  $1.49  4/14 (p), 6/6  failed
 Squash, Butternut  JWS 6823 PMR F1  Johnny's 2011  $2.95  6/9  10/13
 Squash, Kabocha  Black Forest (o)  Johnny's 2011  $2.95  5/26  8/19
 Squash, Yellow  Zephyr F1  Johnny's 2011  $2.95  5/26  7/11
 Squash, Zucchini  Black Beauty (o)  Burpee 2012  $1.49  5/26  7/14
 Sweet Potato  Georgia Jet  Burpee 2012  $13.95  5/19 (sl)  9/8
 Swiss Chard  Red & White Mix (o)  Burpee 2012  $2.98  4/14, 5/5  6/9 (t)
 Swiss Chard  Bright Lights (o)  Johnny's 2010  $2.95  5/5  6/16 (t)
 Tomatillo  Toma Verde  Russell's  $4.00  5/26 (p)  8/1
 Tomato, Cherry  Sun Gold (orange)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)   7/18
 Tomato, Cherry  Super Sweet 100 (red)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)  7/21
 Tomato, Grape  Red Pearl (red)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)  7/18
 Tomato, Mid-size  Moskvich (red)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)   8/1
 Tomato, Mid-size  Oxheart Orange (orange)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)   8/8
 Tomato, Mid-size  Black Prince (black)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)   8/4
 Tomato, Mid-size  Green Zebra (green)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)   8/4
 Tomato, Mid-size  Red Zebra (red)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)   7/28
 Tomato, Sauce  San Marzano (red)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)   8/1
 Tomato, Sauce  Monica (red)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)   8/1
 Tomato, Large  Super Steak (red)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)   8/15
 Tomato, Large  Aunt Ginny's Purple (pink)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)  8/11
 Tomato, Large  Jet Star (red)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)  7/28
 Tomato, Large  Big Beef (red)  Verrill Farm  $3.00  5/26 (p)  8/8
 Turnip, Cooking  Manchester Market  T&M 2011  $2.69  6/23, 7/14  8/22
 Turnip, Cooking  Purple Top White Globe  Hart Seed 2010  $1.39  8/4  10/6
 Turnip, Cross  Tokyo Cross Hybrid  Burpee 2012  $3.95  4/14, 6/6, 7/7, 7/21  6/16, 7/14, 8/19, 9/1
 Turnip, Salad  Oasis  T&M 2012  $7.18  4/14, 5/5, 6/6, 7/7, 7/21  6/6, 6/16, 7/14, 8/11, 8/25
 Watermelon  Little Baby Flower F1  Johnny's 2011  $5.95  5/26  8/18
 
 Herb / Flower  Variety  Source  Price  Planted  Harvested
 Amaranth  Love-Lies-Bleeding  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  4/21 (p)  6/16 (f)
 Basil, Green  Sweet (o)  Burpee 2012  $1.49  5/12  6/16 (t)
 Basil, Red  Dark Opal  Johnny's 2012  $2.95  5/12  6/16 (t)
 Basil, Specialty  Cinnamon  Johnny's 2012  $3.95  5/12  6/16 (t)
 Borage   B. Officinalis (o)  Mahoney's  $3.98  4/28  6/16 (f)
 Chamomile   German (o)  Botanical Interests 2012  $2.39  4/28 (p)  6/6 (f)
 Chives, Common  ~  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  5/19 (f)
 Chives, Garlic  ~  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  8/15 (f)
 Chives, Chinese  Jo Tsai  (P)  donated  2011 (p)  8/18 (f)
 Cilantro  Calypso  self-seeded  ~  3/24 (tr)  6/9
 Cilantro  Calypso  Johnny's 2012  $3.45  5/12  7/7
 Dill  Dukat (o)  self-seeded  ~  ~  7/14 (f)
 Fennel  Foeniculum vulgare  self-seeded  ~  ~  8/25 (f)
 Lavender  Munstead  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  6/9 (f)
 Lemon Balm  unknown  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  
 Lovage  unknown  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  6/16 (f)
 Marjoram  unknown  Russell's  $3.00  4/28 (p)  7/7 (f)
 Mint  Peppermint & Spearmint  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  
 Nasturtium  Kaleidoscope Mix (o)  Johnny's 2011  $2.95  4/21  6/19
 Oregano  unknown  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  
 Parsley  Flat-leaf (o)  Mahoney's  $3.98  4/28 (p)  7/14
 Parsley  Curly (o)  Mahoney's  $3.98  4/28 (p)  7/14
 Rosemary  unknown  wintered over  $3.98  2011 (p)  
 Rosemary  Gorizia  Mahoney's  $3.98  5/19 (p)  7/7
 Saffron Crocus sativus 'Big Bunch'  EasyToGrowBulbs.com    (30 corms)  $31.60 w/ shipping  10/6 (c)  
 Sage  standard  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  5/21 (f)
 Savory  Summer (o)  Mahoney's  $3.98  4/28 (p)  
 Savory  Winter  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  7/14 (f)
 Sorrel  Green and Red  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  5/?? (f)
 Stevia  Stevia Rebaudiana (o)  Mahoney's  $3.98  5/12 (p)  9/1 (f)
 Sunflowers  Russian Mammoth (o)  self-seeded  ~  ~  8/11 (f)
 Tarragon  French (o)  Mahoney's  $3.98  4/28 (p)  7/14
 Thyme  perennial  (L)  donated  2011 (p)  5/26 (f)
 
 Cover Crop  Variety  Source  Price  Planted  Harvested
 Hairy Vetch  unknown  Burpee 2012  $4.95  9/15, 9/22  
 Red Clover  Mammoth (o)  Johnny's 2012  $12.60  9/15, 9/22  
 Winter Rye  unknown  Agway 2012  $14.85  9/15 -  
 

 (o) = organic

 

 

 (A) = Alan Jones

 (L) = Lisa Bielefeld

 (MS) = Mike Smith

 (MW) = Melanie Wisener

 

 (b) = bulbs

 (c) = corms

 (p) = plants

 (s) = sets

 (sl) = slips

 (t) = tubers

(tr) = transplanted volunteer seedlings

   (f) = flowers

   (l) = leaves

    (t) = thinnings

   (y) = young