Garden Plans > 2019: First Straw Bale/ Companion Plant Garden

About this Garden Plan

Hay Bale garden with some containers as well. Combination "Straw Bale"* and "Companion Planting" techniques. Rough sketch. *The bales are hay, not straw. We'll see how it goes. Reoriented the compass.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Catskills Region, Zone 5
Garden Size: 59' 11" x 39' 11"
Garden Type: Home garden
Garden Layout: Other layout
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Other soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Alyssum 185"5" x 5" 
Asparagus 31' 5"1' 5" x 1' 5" 
Basil 177"5" x 9" 
Bay 21' 5"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Beans (Bush Snap)
 Calima
161' 1"1' 5" x 11" 
Beans (Bush Snap) 109"5" x 1' 1" 
Beans (Dry)
 Spanish Tolosana Bean
161' 1"1' 5" x 11" 
Beet 165"3" x 7" 
Blackberry 12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Blueberry 12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Bok Choy 47"7" x 9" 
Broccoli 61' 5"1' 5" x 1' 5" 
Calendula 2811"9" x 1' 11" 
Cantaloupe 22' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Carrot
 Black Nebula
363"3" x 5" 
Carrot
 Atomic Red
353"3" x 5" 
Catnip 21' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Cauliflower 61' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Celery 127"5" x 11" 
Chamomile 511"9" x 1' 3" 
Chives 117"5" x 9" 
Cilantro 17"5" x 9" 
Corn
 Glass Gem
161' 1"11" x 1' 5" 
Corn
 Fisher's Earliest
361' 1"11" x 1' 5" 
Cucumber 31' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 
Dill 37"5" x 9" 
Echinacea 11' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Edamame 109"7" x 1' 3" 
Eggplant 21' 3"1' 1" x 1' 5" 
Fennel (Herb) 21' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Garlic 95"3" x 9" 
Ginger 41' 5"1' 5" x 1' 5" 
Horseradish 11' 1"1' 1" x 1' 1" 
Kale 21' 3"1' 1" x 1' 5" 
Lavender 31' 3"1' 1" x 1' 7" 
Leek
 American Flag
47"5" x 11" 
Lemon Balm 21' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 
Lettuce (Leaf)
 Saladbowl (OG)
123"3" x 5" 
Lettuce (Leaf)
 Black Seeded Simpson Organic
153"3" x 5" 
Loganberry 18' 2"8' 2" x 8' 2" 
Marigold 357"7" x 7" 
Mint 177"5" x 9" 
Mustard 105"5" x 5" 
Nasturtium 5811"11" x 11" 
Onion
 Southport White Globe
155"3" x 7" 
Onion 125"3" x 7" 
Onions (Green)
 Evergreen Hardy Bunching
543"3" x 3" 
Onions (Red) 185"3" x 7" 
Oregano 217"5" x 9" 
Parsley 195"3" x 9" 
Parsnip 67"7" x 11" 
Peas
 Snow Sweet
843"3" x 7" 
Pepper
 Hungarian Wax
41' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Pepper
 Jalapeno
41' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Pepper
 Serrano Chili
41' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Pepper
 Cayenne
21' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Pepper
 Grand Bell
61' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Pepper
 Habanero
21' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Potatoes (Maincrop) 11' 5"1' 1" x 2' 5" 
Pumpkin 22' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Radish 1243"3" x 7" 
Raspberry 12' 3"1' 11" x 2' 11" 
Rosemary 27"7" x 7" 
Sage 611"11" x 1' 3" 
Shallots 125"3" x 5" 
Spinach 267"7" x 11" 
Squash (Summer)
 Crookneck-Early Golden
21' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 
Squash (Winter)
 Butternut Squash Orange
22' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Strawberry 71' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 
Sunflower 1611"11" x 11" 
Sweet Potato 11' 5"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tarragon 61' 3"1' 3" x 1' 7" 
Thyme 1011"11" x 1' 3" 
Tomatillo 22' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Tomato (Large)
 Better Boy
81' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tomato (Large)
 Beefsteak
61' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tomato (Small)
 Cherry tomato (saved seeds)
41' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tomato (Small)
 Red Cherry
61' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Turnip 67"5" x 11" 
Watermelon 22' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Zinnia 911"11" x 11" 
Zucchini
 Green Bush
21' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 

Planting Times

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Alyssum
Asparagus
Basil
Bay
Beans (Bush Snap)
 Calima
Beans (Bush Snap)
Beans (Dry)
 Spanish Tolosana Bean
Beet
Blackberry
Blueberry
Bok Choy
Broccoli
Calendula
Cantaloupe
Carrot
 Black Nebula
Carrot
 Atomic Red
Catnip
Cauliflower
Celery
Chamomile
Chives
Cilantro
Corn
 Glass Gem
Corn
 Fisher's Earliest
Cucumber
Dill
Echinacea
Edamame
Eggplant
Fennel (Herb)
Garlic
Ginger
Horseradish
Kale
Lavender
Leek
 American Flag
Lemon Balm
Lettuce (Leaf)
 Saladbowl (OG)
Lettuce (Leaf)
 Black Seeded Simpson Organic
Loganberry
Marigold
Mint
Mustard
Nasturtium
Onion
 Southport White Globe
Onion
Onions (Green)
 Evergreen Hardy Bunching
Onions (Red)
Oregano
Parsley
Parsnip
Peas
 Snow Sweet
Pepper
 Hungarian Wax
Pepper
 Jalapeno
Pepper
 Serrano Chili
Pepper
 Cayenne
Pepper
 Grand Bell
Pepper
 Habanero
Potatoes (Maincrop)
Pumpkin
Radish
Raspberry
Rosemary
Sage
Shallots
Spinach
Squash (Summer)
 Crookneck-Early Golden
Squash (Winter)
 Butternut Squash Orange
Strawberry
Sunflower
Sweet Potato
Tarragon
Thyme
Tomatillo
Tomato (Large)
 Better Boy
Tomato (Large)
 Beefsteak
Tomato (Small)
 Cherry tomato (saved seeds)
Tomato (Small)
 Red Cherry
Turnip
Watermelon
Zinnia
Zucchini
 Green Bush



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