Garden Plans > 2019: Mitzvah Garden 3 Updated in September

About this Garden Plan

6 raised beds. This is the view of the garden on 9-1-19 Will need to keep track of the different crops planted for the sake of crop rotation.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Mitzvah Garden of Shaare Emeth 3
Garden Size: 61' 6" x 31' 1"
Garden Type: Community garden
Garden Layout: Raised Beds
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Good soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Basil 17"5" x 9" 
Broccoli
 Belstar
11' 5"1' 5" x 1' 5" 
Broccoli 621' 5"1' 5" x 1' 5" 
Cabbage (Fall)
 Caraflex
62' 8"2' 6" x 2' 10" 
Cabbage (Fall) 32' 9"2' 7" x 2' 11" 
Cucumber
 Chinese Yellow
11' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11"Given by chinese people at J garden of Eden planted in 1st week in August
Cucumber 11' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 
Kohlrabi
 Azur Star
69"7" x 11" 
Lettuce (Leaf)
 Salanova┬« Home Garden Mix (Pel
123"3" x 5" 
Lettuce (Leaf)
 Jericho
123"3" x 5" 
Mustard
 Osaka Purple
645"5" x 5"Sow in late summer to use mustard as a short-term fall cover crop. Broadcast seed into cultivated soil so that the seeds are about 2 inches (5 cm) apart and one-half inch (1 cm) deep. Thin to 6 inches (15 cm) apart in all directions. Single Plants: 0' 6" each way (minimum)Rows: 0' 6" with 0' 6" row gap (minimum)
Mustard 145"5" x 5" 
Pepper 41' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Yukon Gold
11' 5"1' 1" x 2' 5"These potatoes seem to be late bloomers startinmg in late July or early August. That makes me suspect that they were offshoots of plants that were put in the ground in early May. We will wait until their leaves die off before trying to harvest.
Potatoes (Maincrop) 11' 5"1' 1" x 2' 5" 
Swiss Chard 101' 1"11" x 1' 3"Sow direct into the ground in mid spring, and again in late summer for a fall crop. Sow seeds 4 inches apart, and thin to proper spacing. Can be started indoors if the roots are not disturbed as seedlings are transplanted. Single Plants: 1' 2" each way (minimum)Rows: 1' 0" with 1' 4" row gap (minimum)
Tomato (Large) 31' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tomato (Small) 41' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 

Planting Times

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Basil
Broccoli
 Belstar
Broccoli
Cabbage (Fall)
 Caraflex
Cabbage (Fall)
Cucumber
 Chinese Yellow
Cucumber
Kohlrabi
 Azur Star
Lettuce (Leaf)
 Salanova┬« Home Garden Mix (Pel
Lettuce (Leaf)
 Jericho
Mustard
 Osaka Purple
Mustard
Pepper
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Yukon Gold
Potatoes (Maincrop)
Swiss Chard
Tomato (Large)
Tomato (Small)



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