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Kansas City MO: 18B Demonstration Garden 2018

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: 18B Demonstration Garden KCMO, 2018
Garden Size: 79' 11" x 61' 11"
Garden Type: Community garden
Garden Layout: Raised Beds
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: -

Plan Notes

This plan uses crop rotation based off of 2017 18B vegetable production and the general planting areas. Cool weather crops (parsnips, swiss chard, beets, radish, carrots, etc.) can be planted in August anywhere lettuce is planted, or where there is room. The crop rotation is based on grouping vegetables by their plant family. This means plants are grouped together that have similar maintenance requirements. By rotating plant families in a particular order (often coded by color), you can reduce risk of soil borne pests and diseases to the next crops: Lilac-Alliaceae (onion family), blue- leguminocae (pea and bean family), green- brassicaceae (cabbage family), yellow- solanaceae (nightshade family-tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, potatoes), orange- umbellifereae (carrot family- celery, celeriac, etc.), salmon- curcubitaceae (melon family), pink- chenopodicaeae (beetroot family- swiss chard, etc.), grey- non rotation misc. family (corn, okra, basil, lettuce, spinach, etc.) https://www.growveg.com/guides/easy-crop-rotation-using-the-colors-of-the-rainbow/ Also, I read that japanese beetles do not like onions, so planting onions/chives near green beans "might" help?

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Beans (Pole) 219"5" x 1' 1" 
Carrot 453"3" x 5" 
Chili Pepper 91' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Chives 207"5" x 9" 
Corn 331' 1"11" x 1' 5" 
Cucumber 31' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 
Edamame 99"7" x 1' 3" 
Eggplant 161' 3"1' 1" x 1' 5" 
Garlic 1145"3" x 9" 
Herb 487"5" x 9" 
Kohlrabi 69"7" x 11" 
Lettuce (Leaf) 1563"3" x 5" 
Onion 285"3" x 7" 
Parsnip 147"7" x 11" 
Peanut 2011"9" x 1' 1" 
Pepper 101' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Pumpkin
 Jack Be Little
32' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Squash (Summer) 51' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 
Sweet Potato 141' 5"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tomato (Large) 71' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Zucchini 51' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 

Planting Times

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