Garden Plans > 2018: shawneetownhomestead

About this Garden Plan

Vegetable demonstration and educational garden

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Shawnee Town Farmstead
Garden Size: 80' 0" x 90' 4"
Garden Type: Community garden
Garden Layout: Traditional layout - rows etc
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Heavy / Clay soil

Plan Notes

Only heirloom, open polinated crops are cultivated due to the Shawnee Town 1929 Museum standards. Volunteers prepare, plant, and maintain the garden using it as a teaching tool for metro area grade school programs. On site is a farmstead with outbuildings typical of the time period: the original restored farmhouse, market shed, livestock barn, chicken house and brooding shed with chickens, toolshed, garden shed, outhouse, automobile garage, working well, smokehouse, a gravel, country-like road with plantings of wildflowers and blackberries on either side, a vegetable garden and small orchard.

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberPlants per Square FootNotes
Asparagus 621 
Beans (Bush Snap) 3499 
Beans (Lima) 1769 
Beet 1389 
Carrot 19816 
Chili Pepper 221 
Corn 1884 
Cucumber 182 
Dill 684 
Garlic 1569 
Kale 181 
Kohlrabi 269 
Leek 359 
Lettuce (Leaf) 1309 
Okra 311 
Onion 10416 
Pepper 241 
Potatoes (Early) 211 
Potatoes (Maincrop) 211 
Radish 44416 
Rhubarb 10 
Soybeans 449 
Spinach 599 
Spinach (New Zealand) 121 
Squash (Summer) 181 
Squash (Winter) 80 
Sunflower 1471 
Sweet Potato 1951 
Swiss Chard 224 
Tomato (Large) 161 
Tomato (Small) 161 
Watermelon 320 
Zucchini 91 

Planting Times

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