Flower and Vegetable Garden

Flower and Vegetable Bed

1. Basil ‘Ararat'. Will be planted around May 20, this basil variety has mottled green and purple leaves with mild classic basil flavor. This cultivar can also be used as a garnish or filler in fresh bouquets.

2. Swiss Chard ‘Witerbi Mangold'. Will be planted around May 20 and harvest begins around July 20. High in vitamins A, C, E and B6 as well as a broad range of minerals such as calcium, zinc and iron. Tender and delicious, lightly steamed or stir-fried. Harvest continuously throughout the season.

3. Kale ‘Redbor'. Will be planted around May 20 and harvest begins July 14. This cultivar's main use is for garnish and ornamental.

6. Pepper ‘Sangria'. Will be planted on June 1 and can be harvested around August 24. The main use for this variety is ornamental with child-safe non-pungent fruit.

7. Tomato ‘Green Zebra'. Will be planted around May 20 and harvest begins July 31. A green-striped salad specialty with a delicious tangy flavor. The green fruits, develops a yellow blush accentuating the darker green stripes. The 3-4 oz fruits are ideal in size for slicing into wedges for salad.

8. Butternut Squash ‘Waltham Butternut'. Will be sown direct on May 20 or around there and harvest will begin around August 18. Butternut squash has the longest storage potential, inner flesh is bright orange, moist and tastes best after a few weeks in storage. Surprising even the skin is edible and of all the butternuts this is still widely the most grown.