Garden Plans > 2018: 1st garden



About this Garden Plan

Raised bed companion square foot garden

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Vermont
Garden Size: 61' 6" x 31' 0"
Garden Type: Home garden
Garden Layout: Raised Beds
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Good soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberPlants per Square FootNotes
Alyssum
 Carpet Of Snow
29 
Basil 44plant
Beans (Pole)
 Kentucky Wonder
168 
Beet
 Red Titan
99 
Beet
 Boldor
99 
Borage 61direct
Broccoli
 Calabrese (Ital. Green Sprouti
41 
Carrot
 Scarlet Nantes
1616Seed Savers Exchange (aka Early Coreless) This variety stores well and adapts well to different conditions. Its cylindrical roots are 7" long with blunt tips. Fine-grained, bright red-orange flesh is nearly coreless, offering great flavor thats sweet and crisp. Good when used as baby carrots, and excellent for freezing and juicing. Dating to the 1850s, the variety was developed in France by the seed company Vilmorin. 65-75 days Direct Seed: 1/2" Apart Seed Depth: 1/4" Rows Apart: 16-24" Thin: 2-4" Apart Instructions -Sow seeds outdoors 3-4 weeks before last spring frost or as soon as soil can be worked. Tamp soil firmly; keep bed moist until emergence. Germination is slow and uneven, so be patient. Using spun polyester row covers may improve germination rates.
Catnip 21 
Chili Pepper 21 
Chinese Cabbage
 Michihli
41 
Cilantro 41 
Cucumber
 Muncher
42 
Dill 14 
Kale 81 
Leek 99 
Lettuce (Leaf) 729 
Marigold
 Fireball
124 
Marigold 114 
Onion 1616 
Peas
 Little Marvel
88 
Peas
 Sugar Snap
88 
Pepper 21 
Potatoes (Early) 11 
Potatoes (Maincrop) 11 
Radish
 Early Scarlet Globe
1616 
Scallions 1616 
Spinach
 Giant Noble
549 
Squash (Summer)
 Early Prolific Straightneck
11 
Strawberry 244 
Tomato (Large) 31 
Tomato (Small) 11 
Zucchini
 Dark Green
11 

Recommended Planting Times for this Location

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Alyssum
 Carpet Of Snow
Basil
Beans (Pole)
 Kentucky Wonder
Beet
 Red Titan
Beet
 Boldor
Borage
Broccoli
 Calabrese (Ital. Green Sprouti
Carrot
 Scarlet Nantes
Catnip
Chili Pepper
Chinese Cabbage
 Michihli
Cilantro
Cucumber
 Muncher
Dill
Kale
Leek
Lettuce (Leaf)
Marigold
 Fireball
Marigold
Onion
Peas
 Little Marvel
Peas
 Sugar Snap
Pepper
Potatoes (Early)
Potatoes (Maincrop)
Radish
 Early Scarlet Globe
Scallions
Spinach
 Giant Noble
Squash (Summer)
 Early Prolific Straightneck
Strawberry
Tomato (Large)
Tomato (Small)
Zucchini
 Dark Green