In April I will start squash in ziplocks as well, probably my favorite summer squash, Golden Crookneck (Lily Miller), and perhaps a patty pan called Vert et Jaune. Cucumbers will probably be a repeat of some of my favorites from last year, some are parthenocarpic, meaning they can develop without fertilization, which makes it possible to grow them indoors (tried in my indoor hydroponics system), and gives a higher percentage of blossoms resulting in fruit outdoors as they are not dependent on the bees- Eureka, .Diva, Amour, Gemini, Lemon, and Tanja.
Beans are one of my favorite crops, and I grew more different ones last year, both pole and bush. Some bush Romano types I will grow again- Capitano, yellow; Marconi nano- green w/ black seeds; Yer Fasulyasi- heirloom, green with brown seeds; Bush wax bean, does well in early cool weather- Pisarecka Zlutoluske; early green round bush bean, tender- Speedy; and some pole beans- Anellino Giallo- yellow "shrimp" bean, curved; Garrafal oro- green "shrimp" bean: a mystery pole bean I grew last year with green round pods, tender with a slight purple blush, and beautiful black seeds with white streaks. I will also trial a new pole bean that is supposed to be a vigorous producer of shelly or dried beans- Dolloff, and a tall half-runner bean called Tuscarora Bread bean, an Amer. Indian heirloom they used to make bread. I want to try making some bamboo trellises for them with my very productive bamboo, Phyllostachys nuda.
I already covered my new seeds in the radish, cabbage, brussels sprouts, etc categories in this post.
Finally, some photos to show why I am excited to grow a tomato again that didn't look like its description, Napoli. It is a determinate, and makes a nice stocky short plant with unusual foliage, thick rounded leaves, and with a clustering habit in fruit production, lots of clusters all over the whole plant. I am growing it again this year but it may have been an accidental hybrid so may be variable. So far the seedlings are among the most vigorous and doing well. Last year's plants-
And here is one of the clusters-
Only 3 weeks left until Spring! Can't wait.