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Planning a vegetable garden this year? You've come to the right place for lots of great tips and ideas.
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A vegetable garden plan can be created to suit almost any sunny gardening space that you have available.
Depending on the space you have available, you may want to try a potted or container vegetable garden which can be grown as a vertical garden to save space.
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Your vegetable garden design will depend on the area you have available for gardening.
Planning a garden design is the first step before planting a traditional outdoor garden, a raised bed or a container garden.
Use our handy planting guide, zone chart, and worksheets to start planning your garden today!
With smaller yards, and urban gardens becoming common, the traditional large backyard garden design is no longer suitable in some situations.
This article will focus on showing you a basic and easy method of creating your own rotating garden design.
Download our square garden worksheet.
Divide the square into four by drawing a cross inside it.
You now have a diagram of four square beds that you’ll use as a plan for your very own garden design.
The four beds are for the four main groups of vegetable crops.
The plants are divided into four categories based on the amount of nutrients that they need to flourish.
Below is an example of these categories.
The Middle Feeders move up to the Heavy Feeders' former position, etc.
Try to imagine a baseball game where in your players occupy bases.
Each year you move the location of each plant group by one space, changing the location of your plant types.
Another benefit of this kind of rotation is that the Heavy Feeders will grow better by transferring to the Soil Builder’s former spot which gives them more of the nutrients they require to flourish.
It’s important to know that there are many variations.
These are two of the most basic and simple garden plans.
You can certainly use
what you’ve learned here and design your own garden by basing it on one of these easy methods.
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