Anna’s 2016 Garden

Greetings my gardening friends,

Spring has finally arrived in full here in zone 6B and I have begun the process of hardening off the seedlings I started indoors. Generally I use whatever is at hand for temporary planters (plastic cups, coffee counters, toilet paper rolls, etc.).

I have listed the plants I will be adding to the garden this year below:

Beans (Bush & Pole)
Cowpeas (Black Eyed & Purple Hull)
Cucumber s (Lemon & Marketmore)
Lettuce (Mini Greens & Black Seeded Simpson)
Mustard Greens
Onions (Bunching)
Pak Choi
Peas (Little Marvel Dwarf & Sugar Snap)
Pepper (Jalapeno, Big Red-Sweet & Sweet Pickle)
Squash (Patty & Zucchini)
Tomatoes (Cherry & Roma)
Shasta Daisy
Sweet William
Morning Glory
Anthemis Tinctoria
Black Eyed Susan
Sweet Basil
Parsley (Italian Large Leaf)
Mint (Lemon & Peppermint)
Lemon Grass
Sweet Woodruff

What do you have growing in your gardens? I would love to hear from you…


16 Comments Add yours

  1. nannygrannie says:

    Lovely! I started my own garden this year so I’m looking forward to following. You can check out my latest posts to see what im growing. Happy growing πŸ™‚

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    1. I certainly will. Thanks for stopping by! πŸ™‚


  2. I’d love to follow you around your garden as you plant all these. Better yet, I’d love to be there with a big basket at harvest time! Wonderful garden, and I love your blog, Anna!

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    1. Thank you so much for stopping by and your kind words. I will start posting more pictures of my plantings soon. Indeed, harvest time is going to be great this year! πŸ™‚


  3. That is an ambitious garden! Impressive!


    1. Thank you so much.


  4. Great selection! Your plants look so healthy. πŸ™‚

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    1. Thank you so much! πŸ™‚

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  5. I wish mine looked that healthy!

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    1. Awwww…thank you so much!

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  6. kriscious says:

    Do you plant in pots, soil, or both? You look like you have quite a green thumb!


    1. I plant in both, but mainly pots because my yard is small. I truly enjoy growing plants and I am learning by example. I think my grandmother would have been proud. She is my inspiration!

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  7. moonlitwish says:

    Toilet paper rolls….genius. I’m using that next year! Do you plant the whole thing or pop the seedlings out of the rolls before planting?

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    1. I plant the entire thing because they break down quite easy. I love using them. Out of all the seed starting method, this is my favorite!


  8. steven1111 says:

    Wow! What an incredible list. You’re very ambitious, and certainly have a good green thumb to grow all these thing from seed. I applaud you!
    Happy gardening!
    PS. Watch out for the Sweet Woodruff… It’s lovely but can take over huge areas of your garden!


    1. Thank you so much Steve. It gives me so much joy to watch new life form from a single seed. I will certainly watch out for the Sweet Woodruff. I have several of the plants in containers. Thanks for advising me of their tenaciousness.


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