What is the best design for a 6x6 garden plot?

by Cynthia
The best vegetables to plant in Huntsville, Texas. Plenty of sunshine

  5 answers
  • Gk Gk on Mar 14, 2018

    Not much space. Tomatoes to one side. Peppers. Radishes. Lettuce.

  • Cindy Nesbitt Cindy Nesbitt on Mar 14, 2018

    You'll be surprised at the yield you can get from this space, especially if the soil is good, and you keep it well watered!

    Cherry tomatoes and beefsteak tomatoes should do well. Green onions, radishes, sweet red peppers, a row of baby carrots, one cucumber plant in the corner, and a row of leaf lettuce will make a delicious salad for every day through the growing season! Make sure to leave space for a couple of marigold plants! They keep the bugs away!

    It'll be crowded, but that saves weeding!

    Happy planting!

  • Jan Clark Jan Clark on Mar 14, 2018

    With such limited space, you want to think vertical! Any veggies that grow on a vine (beans, cucumbers, some smaller melons, even tomatoes) will do great on a lattice that allows them to grow vertically. You also might try a ladder type support and hang pots from that. You could grow herbs and strawberries in them. Just remember to leave a good amount of area for sun and air to circulate and beneficial insects to find them - and when you're growing vertically you'll need to water more frequently in the event of a dry spell.