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SrlnoVegetable Family Vegetable

10 Cucurbits 11 Cucurbits Muskmelon, Cantalope Pumpkin

I want Planting to Direct Time Sunlight/Partial Seed/Sapling Shade

1 ESU 0 ESU Direct Sun Direct Sun Seed Dont know

12 Cucurbits

Squash, Summer

1 MSP, LSP Direct Sun


13 Cucurbits 14 Cucurbits

Squash, Winter Watermelon


Dont Know Direct Sun

Seed Seed

15 Cucurbits



Direct Sun


Corn Squash likes celery, corn, melons and pumpkins, Squash likes celery, corn, melons and pumpkins. Borage deters worms, improves growth and flavor; Marigolds deter beetles; Nasturtiums deter squash bugs and beetles;oregano provides general pest protection.


Small/Large Time Garden to Mature

Large Garden> 80 days Large Garden> 80 days


Small Garden30-60 days

Small GardenDont Know Large Garden> 80 days

Beans, corn, peas, radishes, lettuce, sunflowers

Potatoes, aromatic herbs

Large Garden60-80 days

Seed to Emergence Variety

Dont Know Dont Know


4-6 days

Dont Know 6-8 days Spacemaster Cucumber, Sugar Crunch,Salad Bush Cucumber , Cucumber Bush Companion, Pickle bush, Zebra Zuke, Golden Scalloponi, Sweet Zuke Zuccini,

6-10 days

Small GardenLarge Garden Beets Cantaloupes Broccoli Cauliflower Bush squash Collards Cabbage Cucumbers Carrots Mustard Eggplant Okra

Sunlight Beans Broccoli Cantaloupes Cauliflower Cucumbers Eggplant Partial Shade Beets Brussels sprouts Cabbage Carrots Collards Kale

Garden Beans Curcubits Tomatoes/Eggplants Sun Bed Shade Bed Water

English peas Garlic Green beans Lettuce Onions Parsley Peppers Radishes Spinach Tomatoes

Potatoes Pumpkins Southern peas Sweet corn Sweet potatoes Watermelon

Okra Onions Peas Peppers Potatoes Pumpkin Squash Tomatoes Watermelons

Lettuce Mustard Parsley Radish Spinach Turnips

Fertilizers Fence Seeds Seedlings Pots Fungicide

Planting Method
Very Difficult to Require Transplant Easily Care When (Not Transplante Transplantin Recommen d g ded) Early Spring (March 20 April 15)

Planting Time Chart





Mid-Spring Late Spring (April 15 30) (May 1-15) Any of early spring, except peas Cucumbers









Cabbage Early Sweet Corn (65-75 days)

Lima Beans

Summer Squash

Cauliflower Chard

Peppers Spinach

Corn Cucumbers

Early Cabbage Early Potatoes

Early Tomatoes Parsley

Sweet Corn (8595 days) Tomatoes



Garden Peas







Turnips Watermelon

Lettuce Snap Beans Onion sets, Summer plants Squash


Spinach Sugar Peas Swiss Chard

Leaf lettuce: April 1August 1 Head lettuce, romaine, and radicchio: August 1

Spinach: April and the end of August

Turnip and mustard: April 1August 1 Endive and escarole: May to the end of July

Head lettuce, romaine, and radicchio: either April 20, August 15, or bo

Beets and carrots: April 1July 10 Parsnips, salsify, and scorzonera: April 1530 Radishes (spring and fall types): April 130 and August 10Septemb

Radishes (winter type): July 25August 5 Rutabagas: July 1

Turnips: April 130 and July 25August 5

Indoor Seedling Guide
Month Duration Produce

Growth Rate
Quick (30-60) Moderate(60-80 Slow (80 >)

Early Feb

14-16 weeks Leeks, onions



Brussels sprouts

Mid Feb

Early Mar Mid Mar Early Apr

12-13 weeks Celery Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Head 10-11 weeks Lettuce Peppers & Eggplants 9 weeks 5- 6 weeks Tomatoes

Bush Beans Cabbage, Chinese Bulb onions

Leaf lettuce Carrots Mustard Radishes Cucumbers Green onions

Cabbage Cantaloupes Cauliflower

Early-Mid May





Summer squash Lima beans, bush Garlic Turnips Okra Irish potatoes

Turnip greens Parsley Peppers

Pumpkins Sweet potatoes

Tomatoes, cherry Tomatoes Watermelon

Regular Veggies we purchase

Tomatoes Squashes Carrot Fennel Beans Beets Cucumbers Peppers Pumpkin Eggplant Berries Spinach Kale

Compact, companion TeePee Vertical/Pot Pots Beans, etc Spinach, Lettuce Soaker Hose slow NPK or just compost, manure

Copper Organic

ng Time Chart

Planting to Emergence

Early Summer (May 15 June 15)

Beans 5-10 days


Beets 7-10 days


Broccoli 5-10 days


Cabbage 5-10 days

Pumpkins Sweet Corn

Carrots 12-18 days Cauliflower 5-10 days

Sweet Potatoes

Corn 5-8 days


Cucumber 6-10 days

Watermelon Winter Squash

Eggplant 6-10 days Lettuce 6-8 days

Okra 7-10 days

Onion 7-10 days Peas 6-10 days Parsley 15-21 days

Pepper 9-14 days

Radish 3-6 days Spinach 7-12 days

chio: August 1

Squash 4-6 days

Tomato 6-12 days Turnip 4-8 days Watermelon 6-8 days

hio: either April 20, August 15, or both

April 130 and August 10September 1

Challenges Solutions Compost, Manure, Ph Soil test Drip/Soaker Hose Pest






Bugs Bunnies/De ers Fencing

Plant planning Companion Planting

Asparagus beetle Cabbage butterfly


Plucking, newspaper

Cabbage Looper

Cabbage maggot

Carrot fly Codling moth

Colorado potato beetle Corn earworm Cucumber beetle Cutworm

Flea beetle Flies

Imported Cabbageworm

Japanese beetle

Mexican bean beetle Mouse Mole Mosquito Nematodes Peach borer Pests in general Rabbit Slug and snail Spider mite

Squash bug Squash vine borer Tomato Hornworm Whitefly Wireworm



Companions tomatoes, parsley, basil Potatoes, carrots, cucumbers, cauliflower, cabbage, summer savory, most other vegetables and herbs Corn, summer savory, sunflowers




Onion, garlic, gladiola, chives Onions, beets, kohlrabi, cabbage

Pole beans

Bush beans Beets

Potatoes, cucumbers, corn, strawberries, celery, summer savory Onions Onions, kohlrabi Aromatic plants, potatoes, celery, dill, chamomile, peppermint, sage, rosemary, beets, onions Peas, leaf lettuce, chives, onions, leeks, rosemary, sage, tomatoes Leeks, tomatoes, bush beans, cauliflower, cabbage Carrots, tomatoes Potatoes, peas, beans, cucumbers, pumpkin, squash Beans, corn, peas, radishes, lettuce, sunflowers Beans, Potatoes Onions, celery, carrots Carrots with radishes, strawberries, cucumbers, onions Peas, beans Pole beans

Brassicas (Cabbage, cauliflower, kale, kohlrabi, broccoli)

Pole beans, strawberries, tomatoes



Celery Chives


Cucumber Eggplant Leek

Potatoes, aromatic herbs


Onion (and garlic) Parsley


Beets, strawberries, tomatoes, lettuce, summer savory, chamomile, leeks, parsley Peas, beans Tomatoes, asparagus Carrots, turnips, radishes, cucumbers, corn, beans, most vegetables and Onions, garlic, chives, herbs gladiola, potatoes

Potato Pumpkin Radish Soybeans Spinach Squash

Strawberries Sunflower

Beans corn, cabbage, horseradish, marigold, eggplant (as a lure for the Colorado potato beetle) Corn Peas, nasturtium, lettuce, cukes Grows/helps with everything Strawberries Nasturtiums, corn BUSH bean, spinach, borage, lettuce (as a border), onions Cucumbers Chives, onions, parsley, asparagus, marigold, nasturtiums, carrots Peas

Pumpkin squash, cucumber, sunflowers, tomatoes, raspberry Potato


Cabbage Potato

Tomatoes Turnip

Kohlrabi, potatoes, fennel, cabbage


Pest Repellent Plant(s)

Mints, tansy, wormwood Most aromatic herbs, including catnip, chives, clover, coriander, eucalyptus,

fennel, garlic, larkspur, marigold, mustard, nasturtium, peppermint, spearmint Basil, calendula, nasturtium, parsley, tansy, tomato Southernwood, tansy Catnip, dill, eucalyptus, garlic, hyssop, nasturtium, onion, pennyroyal,

peppermint, rosemary, sage, southernwood, spearmint, thyme, wormwood Garlic, marigold, radish, sage, tansy, thyme, wormwood Basil, leek, lettuce, nasturtium, onion, rosemary, sage, tansy, tobacco,wormwood Garlic, wormwood Catnip, coriander, eucalyptus, marigold, nasturtium, onion, tansy Cosmos, geranium, marigold, thyme Catnip, corn, marigold, nasturtium, radish, rue, tansy Spiny amaranth, tansy Catnip, marigold, nasturtium, peppermint, rue, spearmint, southernwood, tansy, tobacco, wormwood Basil, tansy Dill, garlic, geranium, hyssop, peppermint, nasturtium, onion, pennyroyal, sage, southernwood, tansy, thyme, borage Catnip, chives, garlic, nasturtium, odorless marigold, tansy, white geranium Leafhopper Geranium, petunia Garlic, marigold, nasturtium, rosemary, savories Wormwood Castor bean, narcissus Basil Calendula, French marigold Garlic Oregano Garlic, marigold, onion Fennel, garlic, rosemary Coriander, dill Catnip, marigold, nasturtium, peppermint, petunia, radish, spearmint, tansy Radish Borage, calendula, dill, opal basil, thyme Basil, nasturtium, peppermint, thyme, wormwood Clover

Ideas Self Watering Pots Pallet Garden Gardening in a Shoe Bag Walmart Shoe Bag Bag Planters Pots for cheap

Gutter Gardening Composting Indoor Indoor Hydroponic

Resources Polypropylene dustbin Polypropylene storage bins Polyprepylene storage bins -


Keerais 1 Ponnankanni Keerai 2 Thandu Keerai 3 PonKeerai Poong keeray (as A. 4 frumentacea).

Botanical Name Alternanthera sessilis Amaranthus caudatus L, Foxtail amaranth Amaranthus cruentus L. Amaranthus hypochondriacus L

Kuppai mulli, Mulli kirai, Mullu keerai, Mullu kirai, Semmulli 5 kirai, Sivappu mulli kirai. . Amaranthus spinosus L. Ceri kirai, Ciru kirai, Kupei keeray (as A. tristis), Seri kirai, 6 Thandu keerai. Amaranthus tricolor L. Iruvati, Iruvati kirai, Kollai kirai, Kuppai keerai, Kuppai kirai, Sinna keerai, Vakuca 7 kirai. Amaranthus viridis L. 8 Arakkeerai (Spleen Amaranth) Amaranthus dubius 9 Hopi Red Eye Amaranth 10 Polish Amaranth 11 Burganday Amaranth 12 Karusankanni Keerai 13 Vallarai 14 15 16 17 Vazzukai Keerai, Pasale Keerai Kodi Pasalai Gongurak/Pulicha Keerai Modhakanthan Keerai Amaranthus Amaranthus Amaranthus Eclipta alba Gotu Kola Portulaca oleracea L. Common Purslane Basella alba var rubra Garden Sorrel Cardiospermum halicacabum L. var. luridum (Blume)

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Agathi Keerai Vendhaya Keerai Kadugu Keerai Beetroot Keerai Muranga Keerai Mulangi Keerai

24 Sillu Keerai 25 26 27 28 Pannai Keerai/Makili keerai Manal Keerai Manathalaki Keerai Pasalai Keerai

29 Sirukeerai 30 Paalai Keerai

Sesbania grandiflora 9b to 11 Fenugreek Mustard Leaves Beta vulgaris Drumstick Keerai Raphanus sativus Amaranthus graecizans L. ssp. thellungianus (Nevski) Gusev Celosia argentea L. var. argentea , Silver spiked cockscomb Gisekia pharnaceoides L. Nightshade Spinacia oleracea, Basella alba L. Tropical Amaranth Amaranthus Polygonoides Tylophora indica (Burm.f.) Merr.

31 Paalak.Chukkan Keerai 32 Thoyya Keerai

Digera muricata L

Pictures Indian Veggies Botanical Name Edible Amaranth

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Dry Matter (g) 15 9 16 16 7 12

Protein (g fresh wt) 1.2 2 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.4

Protein (% dry wt) 8 22.2 22.5 22.5 47.1 28.3

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Energy (kcal) 23 24 62 35 31 28

Vitamin C Iron (mg) (mg) 59 28.3 17 18.2 33 13.1 14 14.1 15 5.5 22 10.1 - organic seeds/fungicide bean teepee soaker hose copper organic fungicide start now.. most use hybrid .. heirloom will have issues with fungus.