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New in the Garden for 2012

February 16th, 2012

Each year I try a few new things that I’ve never grown before. Usually they’re vegetables that I’ve purchased at the farmer’s market and liked. When I saw what new things Renee’s Garden was introducing this year I decided to try a few of them out. Here’s what’s new in the garden for the 2012 growing season:



I can’t wait to see how the Pak Choi and Napa cabbage grows. We’re big fans of kimchi here at Chiot’s Run, eating through a half gallon a week when I make it. As a result I’m hoping to grow lots of napa cabbage and some peppers too. I’m also pretty excited about the container zucchini which should be nice since it won’t take up much space. Since my edible gardening space is a bit limited, smaller varieties of plants help maximize that space and since I can’t seem to grow a zucchini to save my life, the less space I give it the better.

What new and exciting things have you added to your edible garden for the 2012 season?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.

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