5 Tips to Organize a Vegetable Garden Layout

Last Friday I mentioned 5 Vegetable Garden Design Tips for the Friday Fives post.  Today we'll look at some more vegetable garden design tips that relate to organization of a garden's layout!  I'll have to own up and admit it that the organization part of gardening is a skill where I am somewhat deficient though I am striving to do better.  We all know how valuable time is and by creating a garden that is organized efficiently we can maximize the effect our time in the garden has.  Here are 5 Tips to Organize a Vegetable Garden Layout! Organize your garden for convenience!  This is very important.  If you have to travel over an acre of your property to reach your vegetable garden to grab a couple tomatoes, a few squash, and maybe an eggplant for dinner how often do you think you are going to do that?  Tomato harvest!…

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Vegetable Garden Layout for 2012

Every year I tweak the vegetable garden layout a little.  I new get ideas, want to try different arrangements, and theorize about what might work better.  This could mean one of these days I'll strike the right balance of form and function, but until then it just means a whole lot of tinkering, moving, shoveling, mulching, and probably quite a bit of muscle soreness!  Whenever I do change the layout of my raised bed vegetable garden I aim to do four things: Make a better (more functional) arrangement for planting and harvesting vegetables. Plan for good access for equipment like wheelbarrows or tillers. Arrange the beds so that the insides of the raised beds can be reached easily. And try to make the garden so it looks great! Those four things are part of a larger list I put together a while back in this post called Designing a Raised…

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