Despite the short growing season, there is a variety of vegetables that can be successfully grown on the Avalon Peninsula. The Botanical Garden has a small demonstration vegetable garden which features a wide variety of produce as early as mid-June.
Some of the vegetables that have successfully been grown in the past include (varieties often change every year):
- spanish onions
- beans (both climbers and bush beans)
- tomato (both outside and in the greenhouse)
- cucumber (in the greenhouse)
The following resources contain information that have helped make the Garden's vegetable garden the success that it is:
Interested in growing small fruiting plants like strawberries, raspberries, currants, gooseberries, etc? Please check the article below.