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About this Garden Plan

2013 Vegetable garden to the south of my house. This follows a 'raised bed' layout however the beds are not raised.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Perth, Ontario, Canada
Garden Size: 50' 0" x 29' 11"
Garden Type: Home garden
Garden Layout: Raised Beds
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Good soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Arugula
 Arugula
1415cm10cm x 20cm 
Asparagus 1445cm45cm x 45cm 
Basil
 Sweet
220cm15cm x 25cm 
Basil 220cm15cm x 25cm 
Beans (Bush Snap)
 Lewis
3025cm15cm x 35cm 
Beans (Dry) 4525cm20cm x 35cmMix of Kenearly, Jacob's Cattle and Soldier beans for drying.
Beet
 Detroit Supreme
4515cm10cm x 20cmWill be interplanted with white onions
Blueberry 390cm90cm x 90cm 
Broccoli 1045cm45cm x 45cmNot from seed. Purchase plants in the spring. Interplant with red onions.
Brussels Sprouts
 Jade Cross E
260cm60cm x 60cmExperimental.
Cabbage (Fall Red) 385cm80cm x 90cm 
Calendula 830cm25cm x 60cm 
Carrot
 Nantes Or Coreless
20010cm10cm x 15cm 
Celery 820cm15cm x 30cmNot from seed. Buy young plants.
Chamomile
 German
430cm25cm x 40cm 
Chives 720cm15cm x 25cm 
Cilantro 520cm15cm x 25cm 
Comfrey 460cm60cm x 60cmFor feeding the compost. Cut down as needed.
Corn 2135cm30cm x 45cmInterplant with acorn squash
Cucumber
 Raider
460cm60cm x 60cmTable cucumber
Cucumber
 Calypso F1
860cm60cm x 60cmFor pickles. Considering growing this on an angled trellis so something that likes dabbled shade can grow underneath. Lettuces maybe?
Dill
 Bouquet
620cm15cm x 25cmA few plants among the cabbages for use in making pickles.
Echinacea
 Echinacea purpurea
435cm30cm x 40cm 
Feverfew
 Feverfew (OG)
430cm30cm x 30cm 
Herb
 Savory, Summer
220cm15cm x 25cmA few plants mixed with the beans.
Horseradish 1035cm35cm x 35cmPlanted at corners of potato plots
Leek
 Lancelot
3620cm15cm x 30cm 
Lemon Balm 260cm60cm x 60cmThis will show up all over the place b/c it spreads.
Lettuce (Leaf) 6010cm10cm x 15cmMixed salad greens.
Mache 3215cm15cm x 15cmSometimes called Corn Salad. First time growing this.
Mint 1020cm15cm x 25cmThis will be everywhere.
Onion 4515cm10cm x 20cmInterplanted with beets
Onions (Red) 3015cm10cm x 20cmInterplant with Brocoli
Oregano 820cm15cm x 25cmSplit the oregano that has wintered over and plant with Broccoli.
Parsnip
 Albion
2020cm20cm x 30cmsupposed to have better gerrmination rate than other varieties.
Peas
 Garden Arrow
17510cm10cm x 20cmPoor performance last year. Try trellising.
Pepper
 King Arthur
1235cm30cm x 40cm 
Pepper
 Jalapeno
435cm30cm x 40cm 
Potatoes (Early) 1540cm35cm x 50cmIrish Cobbler Potatos
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Russet Norkotah
1045cm35cm x 75cmInterplanted with Green Beans
Potatoes (Maincrop) 1045cm35cm x 75cm 
Pumpkin
 Baby Pam
290cm90cm x 90cmSugar Pumpkins for pie. These can grow outside the garden so more can be planted in this space.
Radish
 Rover (F1)
2310cm10cm x 20cmRadish mixed in with leaf lettuce. Plant under cucumber trellis as well for product in heat of summer.
Rhubarb 390cm90cm x 90cm 
Rosemary 520cm20cm x 20cm 
Rutabaga
 York
3625cm20cm x 40cmLong growing season 110 - 120 days.
Sage 130cm30cm x 40cm 
Spinach
 Tyee (F1)
1020cm20cm x 30cm 
Squash (Winter)
 Acorn Table Queen
290cm90cm x 90cmInterplanted with corn a la Three Sisters.
Stevia 135cm30cm x 40cmNot from seed. Buy a plant.
Tarragon 340cm40cm x 50cm 
Thyme 430cm30cm x 40cm 
Tomato (Small)
 Sweet Hearts
250cm45cm x 60cmHybrid Requires support Approx 68 days maturity from transplant
Tomato (Small)
 Roma VF
1650cm45cm x 60cmDeterminate - staking not needed but will be provided. Maturity about 75 days Harvest is concentrated.
Tomato (Small)
 Big Beef
450cm45cm x 60cmIndeterminate - requires staking Approx 73 days maturity from transplanting
Watermelon 290cm90cm x 90cm 
Zucchini 460cm60cm x 60cm 

Recommended Planting Times for this Location

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arugula
 Arugula
Asparagus
Basil
 Sweet
Basil
Beans (Bush Snap)
 Lewis
Beans (Dry)
Beet
 Detroit Supreme
Blueberry
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
 Jade Cross E
Cabbage (Fall Red)
Calendula
Carrot
 Nantes Or Coreless
Celery
Chamomile
 German
Chives
Cilantro
Comfrey
Corn
Cucumber
 Raider
Cucumber
 Calypso F1
Dill
 Bouquet
Echinacea
 Echinacea purpurea
Feverfew
 Feverfew (OG)
Herb
 Savory, Summer
Horseradish
Leek
 Lancelot
Lemon Balm
Lettuce (Leaf)
Mache
Mint
Onion
Onions (Red)
Oregano
Parsnip
 Albion
Peas
 Garden Arrow
Pepper
 King Arthur
Pepper
 Jalapeno
Potatoes (Early)
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Russet Norkotah
Potatoes (Maincrop)
Pumpkin
 Baby Pam
Radish
 Rover (F1)
Rhubarb
Rosemary
Rutabaga
 York
Sage
Spinach
 Tyee (F1)
Squash (Winter)
 Acorn Table Queen
Stevia
Tarragon
Thyme
Tomato (Small)
 Sweet Hearts
Tomato (Small)
 Roma VF
Tomato (Small)
 Big Beef
Watermelon
Zucchini