Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Julia Child's French Onion Soup
by trolleydriver Today at 5:59 pm

» Air Fryer! HELP!
by countrynaturals Today at 5:48 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals Today at 5:46 pm

» Sweet Potatoes
by No_Such_Reality Today at 5:36 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in December 2017
by sanderson Today at 3:12 pm

» Areogardening
by trolleydriver Today at 1:45 pm

» 1st Seed Catalog Arrived :)
by countrynaturals Today at 11:55 am

» What's Up? Yukon gold potatoes!
by saganco Today at 11:11 am

» N&C MW; Deep Winter December/January 2017-2018
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:57 pm

» Garden Clean-Up/Preparation
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:53 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 1:50 pm

» CarbSmart (tm) Potatoes
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:41 pm

» California's Drought
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 10:38 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by Kelejan Yesterday at 7:51 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising 12/14/2017, 10:42 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by Robbomb116 12/14/2017, 4:03 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 12/14/2017, 11:01 am

» New England December 2017
by AtlantaMarie 12/14/2017, 6:32 am

» jalapeno variety question?
by brianj555 12/13/2017, 6:03 pm

» Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies
by brianj555 12/13/2017, 5:28 pm

» Tomato Questions
by sanderson 12/13/2017, 3:04 pm

» Mid-South: December 2017
by AtlantaMarie 12/13/2017, 8:24 am

» New Composter - Need Help Filling Correctly
by saganco 12/12/2017, 9:10 pm

» December Avatar: 'Tis The Season!
by sanderson 12/12/2017, 2:29 pm

» The Research Journey:cardboard covering of newly planted seeds
by saganco 12/12/2017, 1:15 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by Turan 12/11/2017, 6:39 pm

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by countrynaturals 12/11/2017, 11:44 am

» Mushroom in my lettuce!
by Scorpio Rising 12/10/2017, 10:40 pm

» 5-BOOK BUNDLE GIVEAWAY - ENDS 12/1/17
by No_Such_Reality 12/10/2017, 4:15 pm

» December: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals 12/10/2017, 1:24 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

How does this plan look and some questions

View previous topic View next topic Go down

How does this plan look and some questions

Post  kmarie on 5/7/2014, 9:54 am

Hello! I am starting to plan my veggie bed this year and wanted some thoughts on it.

This is what I am thinking so far:
http://www.gardeners.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-Gardeners-Site/default/Page-KGPJS

A few questions that I have are:

1. Is it okay to plant the Cilantro and Basil in the spaces that I have them in? I have never grown herbs and wasn't sure if there were any rules about where to plant them.

2. Is there one tomato variety that will work for making salsa and using as a slicing tomato or will I need a variety for each? What are the best varieties to use? I have read that Celebrity and Amelia are good for salsa, but not sure about slicing.

3. How many bean plants are recommended for a family of 4? I am planning on doing the bush variety. 

Anyway, thanks for the help! Looking forward to my 2nd year of planting!!
avatar
kmarie

Female Posts : 24
Join date : 2013-04-21
Location : Indiana Zone 5

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: How does this plan look and some questions

Post  meatburner on 5/7/2014, 10:01 am

kmarie, that link takes me to their blank planner.  Is there something else I need to do to view your plan?  Thanks.
avatar
meatburner

Male Posts : 343
Join date : 2012-10-24
Age : 67
Location : zone 6b, southwest missouri

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: How does this plan look and some questions

Post  kmarie on 5/7/2014, 10:04 am

Sorry, I will try to figure out how to post the picture...
avatar
kmarie

Female Posts : 24
Join date : 2013-04-21
Location : Indiana Zone 5

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: How does this plan look and some questions

Post  meatburner on 5/7/2014, 10:12 am

No problem kmarie.  Cool site.  My computer hates me so I do understand. LOL
avatar
meatburner

Male Posts : 343
Join date : 2012-10-24
Age : 67
Location : zone 6b, southwest missouri

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: How does this plan look and some questions

Post  kmarie on 5/7/2014, 5:19 pm

I was not able to figure out how to save my photo from that site so I had to use a different site. You should be able to view it here:

http://www.growveg.com/garden-plan.aspx?p=542817

Hopefully this works!

Edited to add... The Cilantro and Basil are under my Tomatoes. Not sure what I am going to plant in the other spaces. If more bean plants are recommended, I will move the Cucumbers over next to the Tomatoes and add them next to the current beans.
avatar
kmarie

Female Posts : 24
Join date : 2013-04-21
Location : Indiana Zone 5

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: How does this plan look and some questions

Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/7/2014, 5:57 pm

Hi Kmarie.  Can't give you any advice on the beans, but I know basil & tomatoes like each other.  I believe cilantro likes them as well.

Looks good from what I see, but I'm pretty new too...
avatar
AtlantaMarie

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4362
Join date : 2014-03-18
Age : 54
Location : Buford, GA - Zones 7B/8A

View user profile http://www.defensivespecialties.com

Back to top Go down

Re: How does this plan look and some questions

Post  sanderson on 5/7/2014, 7:04 pm

Kmarie, Are you going to have a trellis along the long side for the tomatoes and cucumbers? Here's my measly 2 cents. 4 squares for bush beans, Dragon Tongue are my favorite because of their color.

Back row, right to left: I would use 4 squares for the 3 tomatoes, giving the leaves a little more room. Square 5 for basil. Square 6 for 2 cucumbers. #7 & 8 for Bush beans.

Front row, right to left: 3 peppers in 3 squares in front of the tomatoes. Space # 4 can be for cilantro. # 7 & 8 for bush beans. #5 & 6 are left for carrots, radishes, summer leaf lettuce, beets, turnips, etc. What ever you want.
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15083
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: How does this plan look and some questions

Post  kmarie on 5/7/2014, 9:39 pm

Thank you for the suggestions! I will be using a tomato cage for my tomatoes and cucumbers. The Dragon Tongue beans look interesting. I will give them a try!
avatar
kmarie

Female Posts : 24
Join date : 2013-04-21
Location : Indiana Zone 5

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: How does this plan look and some questions

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum