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Horticulture 1000
The planting plan
Row spacing Sowing seeds in a container
7.2

The planting plan

Earlier in this session you saw  some plans that students were considering for a summer garden. Since doing some  reading on garden planning, the students have decided to draw up a new plan to  make the best use of their garden.

The students want to grow:

           
Plant    Spacing required
climbing beans
      parsley
      beetroot
      carrots
      lettuce
      50 cm
      30 cm
      30 cm
      30 cm
      25 cm

Here is the garden plan.

Garden plan

 Complete Activity 7B in your workbook

Key points

  • The main reason for planning your winter vegetable garden is so your plants get maximum light and space.
  • A planting plan should show the rows running from north to south.
  • Tallest growing plants should be on the west side of the plot and shortest on the east side.

What's next?

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Row spacing Sowing seeds in a container