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Ashdown, AR
(Zone 8a)

November 16, 2006
3:53 PM

Post #2919210

I'm trying to plan what I want to grow for FM next year. Some new/old produce(Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds). Want a few thing unusual but don't want it so far from the norm I scare off potential buyers.I live in very small town so I know from past experience, nothing off the main stream will work here but I do go market in the next town over. Bigger but still not a huge town and not a gourmet market.

Some of the seeds for growing off,I'm looking at to add to my regular offerings :

mexican sour gerkins
egg plant,nipple fruit
" ,Thai green pea

wonder berry

jelly melon

roselle,Jamacian Cocktail(more than likely sold as plants instead of fruit)

Melons(not all.will narrow down the field):

Ginger's Pride
Golden Jenny
Green Nutmeg
Golden Sweet
Plum Granny(mostly for scent and ornamental value)
Tiger(ditto as w/ above as they are reported to be bland in taste)

Okra:(not all,one or two in addition to regular)
Alabama Red
Cow horn
Hill Country Heirloom Red

Peppers(a few not all a couple to be offered as plants for home gardeners)

Black Hungarian
Long purple chayenne
Purple jalapeno
Romanian Hot
White habanero

Charleston Belle
Chinese Giant

Lemon Squash
Black Futso
Bush Buttercup
Butternut"Rogoso Violina Gioia
North Georgia Candy
amana orange
Kentucky Beefsteak
Amish Salad
Black Cherry
Black Krim
Tiny Tiger


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