Full Name
Josh Nesbitt
Member for
2 years 3 months
Volunteer Background
I enjoy growing temperate perennial fruits and vegetables, especially ones not commonly grown in my area aswell as some annuals every year..i have an 2 established areas and one more work in progress with a total of 30 or so species on the property with plans to add many more
Favorite Crops & Least Favorite Crops
Edible perennial crops, strawberries, peppers, beans, summer greens, beans
Growing Experience
Growing food
Starting seeds
Growing perennials
Time Commitment
5-10 hrs
Growing Location
Space Available
Small lot (101 - 400 sq. ft)
Soil Type
Growing Location Descriptors
Neighbors' Crops (within 1/4 mile)
pole beans, corn, peppers, tomato, squash
Neighbors' crops (within 1 mile)
pole beans, corn peppers, squash, tomato, broccoli, cabbage, kale
Possible GMOs in the neighborhood...
Corn and soy beans are grown within 2 miles at a potato chip plant
Other relevant information
Raised bed garden being converted into a perennial food but not certified. I never spray anything, but would use a foliar spray with neem if it was an emergancy...urban backyard so there arent many pests...powdery mildew is a bit of a problem as there is a grape vine nearby, usually is a problem for sone squash and beans