Gold, consistently grows large, some scab.
a good early potato.
Red Pontiac (tends to have some scab and not grow very big).
Norland Red grows bigger.
fingerling is reported to be excellent.
small, but beautifully tasting, closer to original potato than others.
tends to have lots of scab, and “floury” when boiled, not recommended.
high in beta carotene, grows consistently well, large and crisp
Red, red colour, good tasting and grows to good size.
does not do as well.
Mix, any Romaine will do well, from seed or seedling.
regular round beet will do ok. Beets like well-fed soil, lots of space.
peas: an early pea such as Spring (with the least amount of days to maturity).
Arrow is a bit later and grows really
only one that has not done well for me is a Laxton.
Telephone is good, keeps producing, as is any snap pea and snow pea.
seedling in late May or early June. I just buy seedlings. Big feeder, will
tolerate liquid fish
Kale: All Kale seems to do well here, it produces all summer and is frost tolerant.
It’s simply the best, but it needs to be babied with floating row cover until
Swiss Chard: Best
grown from seedling. Can be seeded directly, but takes a while.
directly and thickly, cut when 3 to 4 inches for baby dill.
well, but big feeder. Plant as seedlings.
well, but need good soil and space. Rutabaga is better for storing.