Spacing Intensive Gardens Dfw

Square Foot Gardens Spacing, Space, Spaces, How Many to Plant, Green Scheme Dallas Fort Worth DFW North Central Texas

Dallas-Fort Worth, NorthCentral TexasPlant Spacing for intensive GardensSummary: Intensive Gardening Spacing

In general, you will put one plant per square foot in your garden. However, not every plant needs the entire square foot and some need more than one square foot. This will help you space your plants.

One plant in a square (one foot space between plants) cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, pepper, eggplant, okra, tomato Four plants in a square (six inch space between the plants) lettuce, Swiss chard, bush beans, bak choi, choi sum, komatsuna, Indian mustard Nine plants in a square (four inch space between the plants) lettuce (cos, mini), beet root, radish, spinach, leaf amaranth, garlic Sixteen plants in a square (three inch space between the plants) radish, carrot, spring onion, celery

Tomatoes, cucumbers, squash. melons must be grown on trellis or need more than 1 space–up to 4 spaces.

Intensive Garden Spacing by Plant

Basil: 1/sqft Beans: bush-type 9/sqft; pole-type 8/sqft Beets: 16/sqft Broccoli: 1/sqft Cabbage: 1/sqft Carrots: 16/sqft Cauliflower: 1/sqft Celery: 4/sqft (6″) Chard(Swiss): 4/sqft Corn: 1/sqft Cucumbers: 2/sqft in a row of 4 sqft (6″ apart along middle of sqft row) Daffodils: 36/sqft Eggplant: 1/sqft Garlic: 4/sqft (6″) Leeks: 9/sqft ( Lettuce: 4/sqft Marjoram: 4/sqft Muskmelons: 1/sqft (grow in row of 4 squares, on trellis) Okra: 1-2/sqft Onions: 16/sqft Oregano: 1/4sqft Parsley: 4/sqft Peas: 8/sqft Peppers: 1/sqft Potatoes: 1/sqft Radishes: 16/sqft Savory: 1/sqft Scallions: 36/sqft (2″) Spinach: 9/sqft Squash, Summer: vine-type 3/4sqft (see special grid); bush-type 1/3sqft (see special grid) Squash, Winter: 1/2sqft (see special grid) Sweet Potatoes: 2/sqft Thyme: 4/sqft Tomatoes: bush-type: 4/4sqft (see special grid); vine-type 1/sqft (in row of 4 on trellis) Watermelon: bush-type 1/sqft; vine-type 1/2sqft – both kinds along trellis Zucchini: 1/sqft

Source: Shalagram Das at Kalachandji Community Garden, Dallas

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