What I’m Growing in 2017

Here is a lovely list of everything I want to try and grow this year on the allotment and in the greenhouse;

Brassicas: Red Cabbage – Rouge Tete Noir, Kale – Nero de Toscana, Kale – Curley Scarlet, Kale – Spis Bladene, Swede – Tweed, Turnip – Petroski, Cabbage – Brunswick, Brocoli – Early Purple Sprouting, Mooli – Mino Early, Kohl Rabi – Purple Delicacy.

Broad Beans: Aquadulce Longpod, Leidse Hangdown.

Carrots: Atomic Red, Purple Haze, Yellowstone, Nantes 5, White Satin.

Climbing Beans: Blauhilde, Green Noodle, Neckargold, Viola de Cornetti.

Courgettes: De Nice a Rond, Tondo de Piacenza.

Cucumbers: Wautoma, Kheera, Muncher.

Dwarf Beans (Mainly For Drying): Hutterite Soup,  Black Turtle, Pinto, Black Eyed, Cannelini, Black Eyed, Hidatsa Red, Ojo de Tigre.

Leeks: Blue Solaise, Musselbrugh.

Melons: Green Nutmeg, Golden Sweet, Melba.

Others: Kiwano, Tomatillo – Purple, Achocha – Fat Baby, Cape Gooseberry.

Peas: Kelvedon Wonder, Shiraz, Markana.

Peppers (Hot): Cayenne, Bolivian Rainbow, Loco, Sweet Aji, Albertos Locato, Trepadiera Werner.

Peppers (Sweet): King of the North, Sheepnose.

Perennial Bed: Jerusalem Artichokes, Daubenton’s Kale, Skirret, Nine Star Cauliflower, Globe Artichokes.

Potatoes: Sarpo Mira, Desiree, Swift, King Edward, Blue Danube.

Pumpkins: Luxury Pie, Rouge vif d’etampes, Giant Pumpkin

Other Roots: Parsley – Orbis, Salsify – Sandwich Island, Beetroot – Boldor, Beetroot – Sanguina, Celeriac – Monarch, Celery – Full White, Celery – Giant Red.

Salads: Agretti, Rainbow Chard, Sorrel, Mizuna, Pak Choi, Lettuce – Little Gem, Spinach Beet, Lettuce – Lollo Rosso, Lettuce – All Year Round, Calallo – Mr Jefwa, Rocket, Mibuna.

Squashes (Winter): Blue Hubbard, Dishpan Cushaw, Thelma Sanders, Turks Turban, Chicago Warted Hubbard, Sibley, Kakai.

Sweetcorn: Special Swiss, Strawberry Popcorn.

Tomatoes: Scotland Yellow, Veepro Paste, Purple Ukraine, Cuban Flower, Red Buffalo Horn, Maskotka, Big Yellow Zebra, Tiger Cherry, Galina.

Tubers: Oca, Ulluco, Yacon.