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  • Plant Spacing In Raised Beds

    Created by HelenRBright on

    I finally got some raised beds through the services of ‘in the backyard solutions’ (http://inthebackyard.ca/). I have an area of about 30 x 40 to fill with gardens. Is there an ideal size for ease of working and maximize the number of plants without overcrowding them? I may not get all of this completed this year. Any help with ideas is greatly appreciated.

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    Eric Vinje

    Hi Helen –

    In a raised bed plants can be grown more closely together than in a traditional row garden. When growing vegetables stagger your rows so that a plant in one row is between two plants in the other row. This creates an almost continuous leaf cover that shades out weeds. I’ve attached a link to our Growing More In Less Space article that lists how closely different seeds or seedlings can be planted in a raised bed garden.


    Hope it helps!



    If you’re select metal raised beds at your outdoor garden. So here we can some discussion about plant spacing in raised bed: most frequently used spacing’s in the square foot garden: The 3-inch spacing accommodates beets, carrots, onions and radishes. The 4-inch spacing is for bush beans and spinach. A 6-inch spacing is needed for Swiss chard, leaf lettuce and parsley.



    Hi, I’m interested
    Please tell me more about garden beds



    Thanks for reaching us,
    There are a lot of materials available for raised beds like wood, plastic, concrete, and galvanized steel, Metal garden beds are the perfect way for people with limited space to enjoy a garden! Vego Garden is the most cost-efficient way to build garden beds.



    I have an idea for design a garden in limited space at your home. Starting a vegetable garden at home is an easy way to save money. At first you can choose raised bed according to your space where you can grow your vegetable. The plants would depend on the weather in your region

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