It’s a fact of life, “fresh is best”. There is simply no better way of having fresher vegetables packed with nutrients and fibre, than harvesting them right from your very own garden. Pohlmans Gourmet Vegetables® Patio Mix is a selection of compact varieties specifically bred for patio and pot gardening.
Cucumber Spacemaster – Slender, dark green, 20cm fruit on short hardy vines.
Pumpkin Windsor – Produces decorative orange fruit with a sweet nutty flavour.
Squash Balmoral – White scalloped fruit on a compact bush. Harvest at 7-10cm for uses similar to zucchini or can be left until larger.
Zucchini Buckingham – Compact plant with bright yellow fruit. Can eat fruit and flowers.
PATIO, BALCONY, PLANTER TROUGH OR TERRACE GARDENING
Always use a reputable potting mix ideally incorporated with some water crystals to aid watering during the warmer weather. Place in a sunny position.
FOR THE VEGGIE PATCH
Ideally, plant into a garden bed which is fertile, enriched in organic matter, and well drained. Mulching is recommended to help conserve water.
Plant Height: 10-50cm
Plant Distance: 65-90cm apart
Harvest: 40-90 days