Square Foot Gardening Forum

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.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in March 2017
by GWN Today at 10:55 am

» 1st SFG Plan - Any thoughts?
by tschida42 Today at 10:31 am

» Hello from MN
by tschida42 Today at 10:18 am

» N & C Midwest: March 2017 Brink of Spring
by CitizenKate Today at 10:13 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by plantoid Today at 10:00 am

» Comfrey
by plantoid Today at 9:51 am

» New England March 2017
by CapeCoddess Today at 9:47 am

» Raised beds already made.
by jimmy cee Today at 9:32 am

» Bryan Greenbeard of Minnesota's 2017 Plans
by Greenbeard Today at 8:51 am

» GF Books
by CapeCoddess Today at 7:16 am

» Rolling Boxes
by sanderson Today at 4:36 am

» Need another type of compost.
by ralitaco Yesterday at 8:56 pm

» Ground Cherries
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 8:42 pm

» Other Gardening Books!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:25 pm

» Dragon Fruit!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:19 pm

» It's Fertilizer Time; Fruit Trees Down South!
by reynajrainwater Yesterday at 7:37 pm

» Tomato Mystery Mix
by Ginger Blue Yesterday at 7:15 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 5:14 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:10 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:25 pm

» Squares under siege... by grass!
by has55 Yesterday at 1:05 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 12:32 pm

» Anyone in SE Idaho or near by?
by mlpii66 Yesterday at 11:25 am

» Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garlic grow?
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 12:19 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by mlpii66 3/24/2017, 8:33 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 3/24/2017, 7:54 pm

» Hello from Southern Illinois
by MrBooker 3/24/2017, 4:23 am

» Terrible News: Bumblebees In Trouble
by audrey.jeanne.roberts 3/23/2017, 9:41 pm

» New from OK City
by Scorpio Rising 3/23/2017, 9:34 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 3/23/2017, 11:56 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Rosemary per square?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Rosemary per square?

Post  PeggyC on 5/22/2010, 6:25 pm

How many rosemary plants per square? packet says 18 inches apart, 24-36 inches tall. I don't expect mine to get that tall, since I've got a short season and a late start with them!
avatar
PeggyC

Female Posts : 126
Join date : 2010-04-26
Location : Fort Worth, TX

View user profile http://www.craftycrofts.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Rosemary per square?

Post  Retired Member 1 on 5/22/2010, 7:06 pm

Rosemary around here is a perennial that can really get quite large -- one a friend has is 6' across and 5' high. Mine are about 3' wide. If rosemary dies back in your locale, then you might do one per square or one per two squares. Perhaps plant something short lived (like lettuce or radishes) in the adjacent squares in case the rosemary goes wild?

Retired Member 1

Female Posts : 904
Join date : 2010-03-03
Location : USA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Rosemary per square?

Post  Megan on 5/22/2010, 7:13 pm

WOW, belfrybat. Mine get 8-10" wide at most, though when I lived in California I saw some that were 2-3 feet wide. I had no idea they could get that big, though! I just love rosemary.
avatar
Megan

Female Posts : 3350
Join date : 2010-04-27
Age : 50
Location : Manassas, VA - Zone 7a

View user profile http://novasquarefootgardener.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Rosemary per square?

Post  Retired Member 1 on 5/22/2010, 7:34 pm

At my last house I planted two either side of the sidewalk, and after three years had to remove them as they grew across the sidewalk and were touching each other. Unfortunately I lost them both as they don't like to be transplanted when they get that large. The one I have now is a trailing kind that is about 3' across and 2' high. Here's a pic I found of one (not mine):


Retired Member 1

Female Posts : 904
Join date : 2010-03-03
Location : USA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Rosemary per square?

Post  Chopper on 5/22/2010, 9:08 pm

For as big as they get in one season, one per square should be plenty. And that is plenty to dry and save and easily be a year's supply of the herb. Possibly more.

Once you observe it for the season and how much you use personally, you will know better. I started rosemary from scratch here in CA and they grow very big ultimately, but not super fast.

Chopper

Female Posts : 2467
Join date : 2010-05-05
Age : 61
Location : Warner Springs, CA USDA Zone 8a, Sunset Zone 7 (I think)

View user profile http://thezimmermannfamilytoo.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Rosemary per square?

Post  Toastie on 5/23/2010, 12:12 am

I decided to keep mine in its own container and look for a permanent place to put it

Toastie

Posts : 99
Join date : 2010-04-02
Location : LaPlace, La

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Rosemary per square?

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