Garden Plans > 2021: Vegetable Garden

About this Garden Plan

5"-10" Raised bed vegetable garden.. Zone 7B. Lower area is partial shade transitioning to full sun at the top. Left to right is 10° from east-west longitude. There is a slight slope downward from the left side, becoming flat after about 10 feet Lower-right has the most shade. This is the latest expansion of a garden that has existed for 12 years. Soil is sandy loam and clay based. It has been mulched every year with composted materials from the kitchen and old grass clippings. Paths have been covered with wood chips or cardboard, to be later tilled in.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: United States
Garden Size: 50' 11" x 28' 6"
Garden Type: Backyard / back garden
Garden Layout: Raised Beds
Sun or Shade: Partial Shade
Garden Soil Type: Good soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Arugula 325"3" x 7" 
Basil 27"5" x 9" 
Beans (Bush Snap) 269"5" x 1' 1" 
Beans (Lima) 89"5" x 1' 1" 
Beans (Pole) 129"5" x 1' 1" 
Bok Choy 157"7" x 9" 
Broccoli
 Broccolini
1211"11" x 11" 
Broccoli 101' 5"1' 5" x 1' 5" 
Cabbage (Spring) 71' 8"1' 8" x 1' 8" 
Carrot
 Touchon
243"3" x 5" 
Carrot 813"3" x 5" 
Chili Pepper 52' 0"2' 0" x 1' 3" 
Chili Pepper
 Jalapeno
11' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Chili Pepper
 California Wonder
71' 6"1' 6" x 1' 6" 
Cress 353"3" x 3" 
Cucumber 11' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 
Dill 27"5" x 9" 
Eggplant 72' 0"2' 0" x 2' 0" 
Fenugreek 55"5" x 5" 
Garlic 225"3" x 9" 
Leek 187"5" x 11" 
Lettuce (Crisphead)
 Romaine Lettuce
159"7" x 11" 
Lettuce (Crisphead) 89"7" x 11" 
Lettuce (Leaf) 1353"3" x 5" 
Okra 31' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Onion 565"3" x 7" 
Onions (Green) 303"3" x 3" 
Parsley 115"3" x 9" 
Peas 1203"3" x 7" 
Pepper
 Big Daddy Hybrid
92' 11"2' 11" x 1' 3" 
Radish 203"3" x 7" 
Spinach
 Olympia Hybrid
97"5" x 11"Planted 4-13 with 2-3 YO seed
Squash (Winter) 12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Swiss Chard 41' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Thyme
 Silver Edge
111"11" x 1' 3" 
Thyme 211"11" x 1' 3" 
Tomatillo 22' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Tomato (Large)
 Big Beef Hybrid
41' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tomato (Small)
 Jet Star
41' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tomato (Small) 411"11" x 11"Heirloom pear-shaped tomato

Planting Times

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