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How to Plant a Compact Vegetable Garden


How to Plant a Compact Vegetable Garden

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What makes this compact garden so productive is that you will be placing plants close together in squares instead of traditional rows. You can continue to plant as you harvest.

What You’ll Need

Hammer

Saw

Shovel

Wire cutters

Tape measure

44-foot 2-by-10’s

16d galvanized nails

2 6-foot 2-by-4’s

4-foot 2-by-4

49 feet of 12-gauge galvanized wire, cut into 7 7-foot lengths

8d galvanized nails

About 1/2 cubic yard or 14 cubic feet of good garden soil

A sunny spot for your garden

What You’ll Do

Frame

1. Using the 2-by-10’s and 16d nails, hammer together a 4-foot square.

Trellis

2. Nail the 6-foot 2-by-4’s to the back of the frame.

3. Nail the 4-foot 2-by-4 across the back of the uprights.

4. Attach the 7 wires on the back of the trellis by wrapping wires around nails.

Planting

Fill the frame with good garden soil. Divide it into 16 squares. The smaller the mature plant, the more you can plant in each square.

A Helpful Garden

Nail 5/8-inch or heavier exterior plywood to the bottom of the frame and lift the frame to table height by placing it on sturdy saw horses or legs. Once filled with soil, it will be easily accessible to a person in a wheelchair or someone who is more comfortable sitting than kneeling.

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You can grow lots of food in a small space by placing plants close together in squares instead of traditional rows.

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