2016 Chicago Flower & Garden Show, Friday presentation

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VEGETABLE AND HERB varietieS FOR a great HARVEST

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What this logo means to you:

Tested Nationally & Proven Locally

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Making the Most of Your Gardening Space

1. Square Foot Gardening2. Vertical Gardening3. Container Gardening4. High Value Gardening

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1. Raised beds work great

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2. Make room for aisles

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3. Create a grid

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4. Layout in squares

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5. Choose compact plants

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Patio Baby eggplant

18 x 18

1 per grid

Warrior green onion

16-25 per grid

Diane

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Sandy lettuce 8 x 8

4 per grid

Konan kohlrabi

10w x 16

1 or 2 per grid

Roxanne radish 2 x 6-8 16 per grid

Benefits of Vertical Gardening

1. Healthier plants & produce2. Reduced disease3. Higher productivity4. Use air space5. Easier for gardeners with physical limitations

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Vertical Gardening

1. Choose Sturdy Supports

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Cucumbers:

Parisian Gherkin2Pick-A-Bushel2Saladmore Bush2Diva6Straight 85

Melemonmelon

only 2-3

Sugar Snap podded peas

up to 6

Candyland Red currant tomato

4 tall

Diane

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Chefs Choice Green tomato

up to 5

Diane

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Chefs Choice Orange tomato

up to 5

Diane

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Chefs Choice Pink tomato

up to 5

Diane

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Jaspertomato

up to 7

Harvest Moonwatermelon

up to 5

2. Get Creative

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Vertical Gardening Tips

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Delizzstrawberry

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RedSailslettuce

Salad Bowl lettuce

Sandy lettuce

3. Think about watering

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3. Think about watering

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4. Choose plants wisely if using smaller volume containers

ArugulaMini peppersBasilMintBeetsOreganoCollard greens ParsleyKaleSwiss ChardLettucesThyme

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Geisha garlicchives

10w x 15

Cleopatraoregano

10w x 10

Prizm kale

10w x 12

Bright LightsSwiss Chard

18w x 24

Container Gardening

Use a large enough container!

12-14 for tomatoes

10-12 for peppers

Ornamentals take nutrients

Mascotte bean

Pick-A-Bushel cucumber

Three new peppers

Cornito Giallo (smaller), Escamillo and Flaming Jade

Diane

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Cayenetta pepper

Pretty N Sweet pepper

Lizzanotomato

High Value GardeningorFoodie Gardening

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Investment Plants Fruit Trees

apples,apricots,nectarines, andpeaches57

High Value Veggies

BasilLettuceBeetsPeasBroccoliSpecialty PepperCabbageStrawberriesCarrotsTomatoesCauliflowerZucchini/SquashCucumbersHerbs (any)

Dolce Fresca and Persian basils$40+/pound200 seeds/$3.95

Avalanche beet

$1.29/pound(basic red)

350 seeds/$3.95

Artwork broccoli

$1.99/pound(regular)

20 seeds/$2.45

Katarinacabbage

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