Friday, July 1, 2011

What you might find from Gidget's Garden at the Golden Hill Farmer's Market

Some of you may be wondering what we will be bringing to the market, now that we know our certificate to sell, is on the way. We sometimes ask ourselves that too, but with the bounty of fruits, vegetables, and herbs that we have ripening in the garden right now, I am becoming less concerned.

Here is a partial list of the things we are certified to grow and that we hope to bring to the market in very small quantities. 

Warm Season (currently available or will be very soon)
  • Zucchini; Black Beauty, Costa Romanesco, and Yellow Bush
  • Eggplant; Black Beauty and Japanese
  • Tomatoes; Yellow Pear Cherry Heirloom, Orange Queen, Gardener's Delight Cherry, Three Sisters, Roma, Champion, and Better Boy 
Some of the Tomato plants
  • Cucumbers; Lemon Heirloom, Spacemaster, Japanese, Armenian, Persian, and possibly Diva
A Lemon Cucumber
  • Beans; Rattlesnake Snap, Purple Podded Pole, and Ideal Market
  • Bell Peppers; Big Bertha, California Wonder Bell, Sunrise Orange, Black Beauty, and Red.
Some of the peppers
  • Chile Peppers; Gidget's Rio Grande, Jalapeno, Poblano, Pepperocini, Habanero, Pizza Pepper
  • Herbs; Basil (several types), Thyme, Sage, Oregano, Rosemary
  • Watermelon; Sugar Baby
Sugar Baby Watermelons
  • Sunflowers; Russian Mammoth seeds, Moulin Rouge and Elves Blend blooms. 
  • Lemon; Pink Lemonade
Pink Lemonade Lemons
  • Strawberries; Sequoia
  • Tomatillo; Toma Verde
  • Flowers; Roses, Lavender, Gerbera Daisies, Valerian blossom, and Lemon-Rose Geranium.
    Lemon Rose Geranium
    Later Warm Season, or Fall, or next year
    • Passionfruit; Yellow
    • Avocado; Golden Hill Hybrid
    We're growing more of our amazing avocados as fast as we can
    • Blueberries; Sharp Blue
    • Banana; Ice Cream
    • Lime; Dwarf Sweet
    • Artichoke; Green Globe
    Cool Season
    • Nasturtiums; Fiesta Blend
    • Sweet Peas (non-edible), Early Multiflora and Cupani
    Sweet Peas
    • Broccoli; Dicicco
    • Cauliflower; Early Snowball
    • Arugula; Rouquette
    • Spinach; Bloomsdale and America
    • Lettuce; Grandpa Admire's, Flame, Red Romaine, Winter Destiny, Bunte Forellenschluss
    • Cabbage; Copenhagen Market and Chinese Wong Bok
    • Swiss Chard; 5 color Silverbleet and Bright Lights
    • Peas; Amish Snap and Green Arrow
    • Carrots; Danvers
    "I love optimism!" 
    We'll be sure to let you know when our first day at the market will be as soon as we know. It shouldn't be long.

    1 comment:

    1. You'll be SO popular at the market!! I just know that you'll sell out quickly and people will be standing in line for more beautiful produce from Gidget's Garden! I'm SO excited and happy for you! And I love it that you've included Bunte Forellenschluss as one of your lettuces! :)