This summer I wanted to grow a new vegetable. I had two planned: radishes in the early spring, and brussel sprouts for the fall.
Results: I did not know how freaking easy it is to grow radishes. Sow the seeds in the ground and just a few weeks later, voila! radishes. I am a bad blogger; I have no pictures of said vegetable.
Brussel Sprouts: Major fail. I did not even get them to sprout. Or if they did, I did not know what the tiny plants looked like. I blame my puppy for sneaking into the garden bed and causing mayhem.
You know what I do have pictures of? My cantelope that I grew! That was a new fruit that I grew! So double win with the radishes and cantelope!
However, I only got one fruit per vine. Is this normal? I did plant these in the raised beds around our porch, and tied the vines vertically. These were no maintenance plants, so perhaps I will grow these again.
Any luck with a new fruit or vegetable for you this past year? It’s almost time to think of the spring seed catalogs!