What’s Growing?

Edibles currently growing in my garden (updated 22 September 2012):

Fruit Trees

  • Dwarf black mulberry
  • Eureka lemon x 2 (one in pot, other in ground)
  • Dwarf Eureka lemon
  • Meyer lemon
  • Dwarf apple (Tropical Anna)
  • Dwarf apple (Golden Dorset)
  • Dwarf Apple (Pink Lady / Granny Smith – Multigraft)
  • Imperial Mandarin
  • Dwarf Japanese Seedless Mandarin
  • Dwarf Navelina Orange
  • Blood Orange ‘Tarocco’
  • Tahitian lime
  • Dwarf Tahitian lime
  • Cumquat ‘Nagami’
  • Dwarf Cavendish banana
  • Black Genoa fig
  • Avocado – Sheppard
  • Avocado – Wurtz
  • Sunset Nectarine (dwarf)
  • Sunset Peach (dwarf)
  • Kalamata Olive

Berries

  • Raspberry (Nellie Kelly) x 2
  • Raspberry (Williamette) x 4
  • Blueberry (Nellie Kelly) x 2
  • Blueberry Legacy
  • Blueberry Misty
  • Blueberry Brightwell
  • Blueberry Biloxi
  • Thornless Blackberry (Waldo)
  • Strawberries (Hokowase)

Other Fruit

  • Grafted black passionfruit
  • Grafted Panama Gold passionfruit
  • Smooth Leaf Pineapple
  • Seedless flame grapes
  • Rhubarb ‘Victoria’

Vegetables

  • Tomatoes (Stupice, cold season variety + seedlings for summer
  • Chilli – (Jalapeno, Long Thai Mild, Tobago Seasoning, Scotch Bonnet)
  • Beetroot
  • Okra
  • Snow peas
  • Climbing sugar snap peas
  • Borlotti Beans
  • Tatsoi
  • English spinach
  • Kohlrabi
  • Green oak lettuce
  • Silverbeet
  • Dwarf bush beans (gourmet’s delight)
  • Carrots (baby nantes, topweight improved)
  • Parsnip ‘Hollow Crown’
  • Garlic
  • Celeriac
  • Spring onions
  • Leeks (King Richard)
  • Rocket
  • Asparagus (fat bastard, green and purple)
  • Brown Onion (Hunter River)
  • Potatoes (sebago)
  • Daikon
  • Celery (Tall Utah)
  • Wild Arugula
  • Cabbage ‘red acre’
  • Capsicum ‘Chinese Giant’
  • Capsicum ‘Orange Bell’
  • Eggplant ‘Lebanese’
  • Mustard (for seed)
  • Cucumber ‘National Pickling’

Herbs / Other

  • Dill
  • Coriander (slowbolt)
  • Continental parsley
  • Curly parsley
  • Common mint
  • Garlic Chives
  • Oregano
  • Marjoram
  • Sweet Basil
  • Sage
  • French tarragon
  • Thyme
  • Rosemary
  • Bay Laurel (for bay leaves)
  • Curry Leaf tree
  • Curry plant
  • Marigolds
  • Sunflowers
  • Zinnea
  • Ginger
My Seed Collection
I try to grow everything from seed. It’s not too hard once you get the hang of it, and saves you a bundle on expensive seedlings. It is also really satisfying to harvest something that you know you sowed yourself.
  • Arugula ‘Wild’ – Diggers Club
  • Asparagus ‘Fat Bastard’ – Diggers Club
  • Asparagus ‘Green’ – Diggers Club
  • Beetroot ‘Bulls Blood’ – Diggers Club
  • Beetroot ‘Detroit Globe’ – Country Value Seeds
  • Bio Mustard – Diggers Club
  • Broad Beans ‘Big Ben’ – Green Harvest
  • Broccoletti – Eden Seeds
  • Broccoli ‘Baby/Chinese/Gai Larn’ – Diggers Club
  • Broccoli ‘Di Cicco Early’ – Eden Seeds
  • Brussells Sprouts ‘Long Island Improved’ – Diggers Club
  • Button Squash ‘Yellow Bush Scallop’ – Eden Seeds
  • Cabbage ‘Golden Acre’ – Green Harvest
  • Cabbage ‘Mini’ – Diggers Club
  • Cabbage ‘Mini Wombok’ – Diggers Club
  • Capsicum ‘Chinese Giant’ – Diggers Club
  • Capsicum ‘Orange Bell’ – Diggers Club
  • Carrot ‘All Year Round’ – Mr Fothergill’s
  • Carrot ‘Baby Nantes’ – Yates
  • Carrot ‘Topweight Improved’ – Mr Fothergill’s
  • Cauliflower ‘Mini’ – Diggers Club
  • Cauliflower ‘Phenomenal Early’ – Yates
  • Celery ‘Tall Utah’ – Eden Seeds
  • Chilli Pepper ‘Hot Thai Culinary’ – Johnsons Seeds
  • Chilli ‘Tobago Seasoning’ – Diggers Club
  • Coriander ‘Slow Bolting’ – Eden Seeds
  • Coriander ‘Mexican Culantro’ – Eden Seeds
  • Cucumber ‘Crystal Apple’ – Diggers Club
  • Cucumber ‘Double Yield’ – Diggers Club
  • Cucumber ‘Gherkin Pickling’ – Yates
  • Cucumber ‘Parisian Pickling’
  • Daikon Radish – Eden Seeds
  • Dill – Mr Fothergill’s
  • Dwarf Beans ‘Gourmet’s Delight’ – Yates
  • Eggplant ‘Long Purple’ – Diggers Club
  • Lazy Wife Climbing Bean – Eden Seeds
  • Leek ‘Giant Carentan’ – Green Harvest
  • Leek ‘King Richard’ – Diggers Club
  • Lettuce ‘Little Gem’ – Green Harvest
  • Lucerne – Diggers Club
  • Nasturtium ‘Gleam Hybrids’ – Country Value Seeds
  • Okra ‘Clemsons Spineless’ – Eden Seeds
  • Onion ‘Hunter River Brown’ – Yates
  • Onion ‘Sweet Red’ – Yates
  • Pak Choi ‘Green’ – Eden Seeds and Diggers Club
  • Parsley ‘Italian Plain Leaved’ – Mr Fothergill’s
  • Parsnip ‘Hollow Crown’ – Diggers Club
  • Pea ‘Greenfeast’ – Mr Fothergill’s
  • Pea ‘Sugar Snap Climbing’ – Diggers Club
  • Pumpkin ‘Jap’ – Eden Seeds
  • Pumpkin ‘Wee B Little’ – Diggers Club
  • Radish ‘Heirloom Mix’ – Diggers Club
  • Radish ‘Sparkler’ – Mr Fothergill’s
  • Rocket ‘Astro’ – Green Harvest
  • Rockmelon ‘Hales Best’ – Eden Seeds
  • Rockmelon ‘Hearts of Gold’ – Eden Seeds
  • Romanesco Broccoli – Diggers Club
  • Shallots ‘Evergreen Bunching’ – Eden Seeds
  • Shallots ‘Longwhite Bunching’ – Mr Fothergills
  • Silverbeet ‘Fordhook Giant’ – Green Harvest
  • Snowpea ‘Oregon Sugar’ – Green Harvest
  • Soybean ‘Edamame’ – Green Harvest
  • Spinach ‘Lazio F1’ – Patio by Jamie Durie
  • Spinach ‘Winter Giant’ – Green Harvest
  • Sunflower ‘Sunshine’ – Diggers Club
  • Swede ‘Invitation’ – Johnsons Seeds
  • Sweet Corn ‘Breakthrough F1 Hybrid’ – Diggers Club
  • Sweet Pea ‘Bijou’ – Country Value Seeds
  • Tomato ‘5 Colour Heirloom Mix’ – Diggers Club
  • Tomato ‘Black Cherry’ – Diggers Club
  • Tomato ‘Brandywine’ – Eden Seeds
  • Tomato ‘Grosse Lisse’ – Diggers Club and Eden Seeds
  • Tomato ‘San Marzano’ – Green Harvest
  • Tomato ‘Stupice’ – Select Organics (Eden Seeds)
  • Tomato ‘Tigerella’ – Diggers Club
  • Tomato ‘Tim Tim’ – Yates
  • Tomato ‘Tommy Toe’ – Eden Seeds
  • Turnip ‘De Nancy’ – Diggers Club
  • Zinnia ‘Green and White’ – Diggers Club
  • Zucchini ‘Black’ – Eden Seeds

8 Responses to “What’s Growing?”

  1. Jen S March 10, 2011 at 9:46 am #

    Isn’t blackberry a noxious weed? In just a couple of months I have pulled out dozens of small ones trying to establish in my garden.
    I’m inspired by your list- have been watching with interest.

    • L March 12, 2011 at 8:55 pm #

      I think some types are, but I’m only growing cane berries in containers for that reason. They are so spiky that I don’t want to let them get out of control!

  2. Maggie Walters August 7, 2011 at 7:53 am #

    do you have a diagram / layout of your beds and what you have put where? i bet it would be fascinating to see! you guys rock! urban creation care at it’s best!

    • L August 7, 2011 at 2:42 pm #

      Hi Maggie, I have a diagram of the layout of the block at https://500m2.wordpress.com/our-block/ but I haven’t specifically outlined what is in each bed because it changes so frequently. I’ll think about how I can communicate it better.

  3. Ree August 9, 2011 at 8:24 am #

    A impressive list for a small block. Keep up the good work.

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