Garden Plans > 2019: Bob

About this Garden Plan

Patio vegetable SFG above 2-car garage.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Kitsilano
Garden Size: 19' 11" x 19' 11"
Garden Type: Home garden
Garden Layout: Square Foot Garden
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Good soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberPlants per Square FootNotes
Arugula
 Astro
4816Sowed outdoors: March 22, 2019 Sprouted: March 29
Basil
 Sweet
44 
Basil 124- full sun - start indoors in early April - transplant in June. - pinch tip once 6" tall to encourage bushier growth - To keep new leafy branches coming on, pinch off the upright flower spikes as they appear. - In midsummer, cut plants back by half to stimulate new growth Companions: tomato, lettuce, pepper
Buckwheat 4816Sowed outdoors: March 25, 2019 Sprouted: April 7th (14days) Sowed: April 15th
Carrot 4816- sun or partial afternoon shade. - second sowing mid-late summer for a fall crop Companions: chives, potatoes, lettuce, peas, rosemary, sage, tomato, onions. Sowed outdoors: March 20, 2019 Sprouted: April 12 (24 days) Harvest Date: June 1st Actual:
Chives
 Fine Leaf
3216- full sun - partial afternoon shade. -locate out of fierce sun - after bloom finishes, cut back to 2" - snip off flowers to prevent reseeding Companions: carrot (chives improve flavour of carrots), onions, beets, Brassicas.
Cilantro 11Sowed: March 20th Sprouted: Apr. 12 (24 days)
Cucumber
 Green Fingers
62 
Kale
 Wild Garden
31- full sun - harvest when they are about the size of your hand - pick aphid leaves and discard Sowed outdoors: March 25, 2019 66% sprouted Apr. 4th (10 days)
Kale
 Red Russian
11- full sun - harvest when they are about the size of your hand - pick aphid leaves and discard Sowed outdoors: March 25, 2019 100% sprouted Apr. 4th (10 days)
Lettuce (Crisphead)
 Cimmaron Romaine
124Sowed outdoors: March 25, 2019
Lettuce (Leaf)
 Butterhead
279Sowed outdoors: March 22, 2019 51% sprouted: April 4th (13 days)
Marigold 84sowed April 14th
Oregano
 Zaatar
11- full sun - partial afternoon shade. - Frequent pinching back helps to keep plants bushy and full, and it delays flowering. Companions: tomato, pepper
Parsley 84- full sun Companion: tomato
Peas
 Super Sugar Snap
248Sprouted: April 7th 2nd Sow: April 15th
Pepper
 Italian Sweet
31 
Rosemary
 Rosemary (OG)
11- full sun - partial shade - start with a purchased plant - Frequent pinching back helps to keep plants bushy and full, and it delays flowering. Companions: carrot, lavender, sage, beans
Scallions 4816- full sun - partial afternoon shade - sow in Feb. and July - plant around spinach, lettuce - use in salads while thinning to 2" apart - best when 10-12" tall before they send up bloom stalks, which makes the stems turn tough and too spicy. Companions: lettuce, thyme, chives Sowed outdoors: Mar. 20, 2019 Sprouted: April 12th (24 days)
Spinach
 Seaside Hybrid
279- sun - partial shade Companions: cilantro, eggplant - sowed outdoors: March 25, 2019 - 70% sprouted: Apr. 3rd (10 days)
Spinach
 Corvair
279sowed outdoors: March 22, 2019 - 63% sprouted: Apr. 4th (13 days)
Thyme
 English
11- full sun - start with purchased plants
Tomato (Small) 31 

Planting Times

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arugula
 Astro
Basil
 Sweet
Basil
Buckwheat
Carrot
Chives
 Fine Leaf
Cilantro
Cucumber
 Green Fingers
Kale
 Wild Garden
Kale
 Red Russian
Lettuce (Crisphead)
 Cimmaron Romaine
Lettuce (Leaf)
 Butterhead
Marigold
Oregano
 Zaatar
Parsley
Peas
 Super Sugar Snap
Pepper
 Italian Sweet
Rosemary
 Rosemary (OG)
Scallions
Spinach
 Seaside Hybrid
Spinach
 Corvair
Thyme
 English
Tomato (Small)



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