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First post. Thought I would share what I have going on my 1/4 suburban lot in Denton, TX...

Fruit
Pear
Methley plum
Brown Turkey Fig
Fuji Apple
Gala Apple
thompson seedless grape
strawberries
blackberries

Veg
Yukon Gold Potato
spinach
broccoli
mesclun
carrots
radish
onion
tomato (better bush, rutgers, black krim, red pear)
peppers (california gold, big bertha, santa fe, hungarian wax, hungarian banana, tam jalepeno, pinot noir)
eggplant (white ghost, black beauty, chinese)
squash seedlings( yellow crookneck, calabaza, butternut, green cushaw)
swiss chard
blue lake pole beans
rattlesnake pole beans
sugar snap peas
oregon sugar pods( peas)
clemson spineless okra
asparagus
sweet potato (still sprouting indoors, will put out sets in 3 weeks)

Herbs
rosemary
sage
oregano
comfrey
dill
parsley
italian parsley
cilantro
thai basil
african blue basil
genovese basil
cinnamon basil
nasturtiums

edible "weeds"
chickweed
henbit
dandelion
rumex
purslane

Protein
3 Rhode Island Reds
2 Barred Rock hens
(should start producing 6-10 eggs/week each in about 14 weeks, plus lots of good ol' chicken poo for the compost tumbler)

pics here...
http://littlepermie.wordpress.com/
 
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Looking good!  I notice your baby hens are in the henbit (edible "weed") 

Are you going to plant in the cells of the concrete blocks around your beds?  You could put individual kinds of herbs in the larger holes, or strawberry plants...You could put sedums and sempervivums in the small holes....
 
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yes. I plan to alternate purslane(portulaca), wooly thyme, and cilantro in the larger holes.
and the hens really love the henbit. I have been taking handfuls inside to the brooder since we got them.
 
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Good stuff! Your list looks an aweful lot like my list, did you steal it!! JK I wish I would have taken pictures of the progress and every phase, but alas I didnt have time and I dont have a website to host them anyway.
 
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lovely ....very happy you aren't afraid to post photos of your baby trees, mine sometimes resemble sticks and I figure no one cares to see sticks..but I enjoyed seeing your baby trees..

I have been planting baby trees here, and many of mine are even smaller than yours, but most that size or a little larger..it will be a while..

would so much like to see you continue to post your garden as it matures
 
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