Row by Row Episode 183: Making The Most Out Of Your Small Space

No matter how large or small your garden is, every grower wants to get the most out of their space. What if you only have a 20 x 20 space? Let’s talk about small space gardening, what important factors to think of when planning your garden, and which varieties to plant.

Garden Site Considerations

  • Good Soil
  • Plenty Sunshine
  • Water Source
  • Pollination
  • Possibly Fence

How To Select Varieties

  • Choose Compact Varieties
  • Grow Vertically
  • Companion Planting
  • Succession Planting
  • Crop Rotation

20 x 20 Small Space Garden Layout

We have taken a 20 x 20 garden and made a Spring Garden Plan to get the most out of every square foot of garden space. This plan utilizes thick planting methods, vertical gardening, and smaller 3.5’ raised beds with a well-producing pollinator breaking up the quadrants. Some of us picked our favorite varieties that we would plant in our space but encourage to try different varieties and see what works for you.

Q1: Kentucky Pole Bean, National Pickling Cucumber, Lemon Boy, Golden Delight Zucchini

Q2: Jambalaya Okra, Merlin Beet, Mini Bell Pepper Mix, Nadia Eggplant

Q3: Elephant Garlic, French Breakfast Radishes, Yukon Gold, Warrior Bunching Onions

Q4: Tarragon and Parsley, Cilantro and Dill, Thyme and Sage, Lemon Basil

Product of the Week:

Root Pouch

Trellis Netting

New Seeds For 2022

Seed Potatoes

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