Garden Plans > 2021: GoldenGaits Garden

About this Garden Plan

Our garden is located in the Colorado Rockies at 9,000 feet. It is about 40'x40', with raised beds 28" tall. The perimeter is lined with stucco netting to 5' high to protect from deer and bunnies. Each bed is topped with hoops which are used to attach shade cloth or plastic for protection against intense sun, hail, cold or snow as needed.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Colorado Rocky Mountains 9,000'
Garden Size: 43' 11" x 40' 11"
Garden Type: Home garden
Garden Layout: Raised Beds
Sun or Shade: Partial Shade
Garden Soil Type: Good soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

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 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in Rows
Alyssum 25"5" x 5"
Asparagus
 Millennium
201' 5"1' 5" x 1' 5"
Basil
 Italian Large Leaf
87"5" x 9"
Beans (Bush Snap)
 Speedy
779"5" x 1' 1"
Beet
 Early Wonder
205"3" x 7"
Beet
 Detroit Gold
205"3" x 7"
Beet
 Cylindra
205"3" x 7"
Bok Choy
 Joi Choi (F1)
47"7" x 9"
Broccoli
 Fiesta Organic
81' 5"1' 5" x 1' 5"
Broccoli
 Aspabroc
81' 5"1' 5" x 1' 5"
Brussels Sprouts
 Roodnerf
31' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11"
Brussels Sprouts
 Franklin
21' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11"
Cabbage (Summer)
 Katarina Hybrid
61' 7"1' 5" x 1' 9"
Carrot
 Purplesnax
703"3" x 5"
Carrot
 Napoli
913"3" x 5"
Cauliflower
 Snow Crown
61' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11"
Cauliflower
 Fioretto
91' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11"
Celery
 Tango
37"5" x 11"
Chamomile 311"9" x 1' 3"
Chili Pepper
 Biggie Chile Hybrid
11' 1"11" x 1' 3"
Chives 17"5" x 9"
Cilantro 117"5" x 9"
Comfrey 21' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11"
Dill 37"5" x 9"
Garlic
 Siberian
45"3" x 9"
Garlic
 Susan D
145"3" x 9"
Garlic
 Metechi
125"3" x 9"
Kale
 Rainbow Lacinato
11' 3"1' 1" x 1' 5"
Lavender 11' 3"1' 1" x 1' 7"
Leek
 Zermatt Organic
127"5" x 11"
Lettuce (Crisphead)
 Gondar
129"7" x 11"
Lettuce (Crisphead) 49"7" x 11"
Lettuce (Leaf) 233"3" x 5"
Marigold 67"7" x 7"
Mint 27"5" x 9"
Monarda
 Panorama Red Shades
411"11" x 1' 7"
Nasturtium 211"11" x 11"
Onion
 Walla Walla
145"3" x 7"
Onion 115"3" x 7"
Onion
 Clear Dawn
255"3" x 7"
Onion
 Expression
745"3" x 7"
Onions (Red)
 Cabernet F1
205"3" x 7"
Oregano 17"5" x 9"
Parsley 15"3" x 9"
Parsnip
 Gladiator
227"7" x 11"
Peas
 Green Arrow
1163"3" x 7"
Peas
 Oregon Sugar Pod II
323"3" x 7"
Peas
 Maestro
1443"3" x 7"
Pepper
 CA Wonder Red
21' 1"11" x 1' 3"
Pepper
 CA Wonder Yellow
11' 1"11" x 1' 3"
Potatoes (Early)
 Chieftain
101' 3"1' 1" x 1' 7"
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Caribou
111' 5"1' 1" x 2' 5"
Radish 83"3" x 7"
Rhubarb
 Starkrimson
82' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11"
Rosemary 17"7" x 7"
Rutabaga
 Magres
189"7" x 1' 3"
Sage 111"11" x 1' 3"
Shallots
 Ambition
213"3" x 5"
Spinach
 Lakeside
67"5" x 11"
Squash (Winter)
 Small Wonder
12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11"
Squash (Winter)
 Celebration
12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11"
Squash (Winter)
 Butterbush
12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11"
Swiss Chard
 Rhubarb Red
21' 1"11" x 1' 3"
Thyme 111"11" x 11"
Zucchini
 Golden
11' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11"
Zucchini
 Cash Machine
11' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11"

Planting Times

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Alyssum
Asparagus
 Millennium
Basil
 Italian Large Leaf
Beans (Bush Snap)
 Speedy
Beet
 Early Wonder
Beet
 Detroit Gold
Beet
 Cylindra
Bok Choy
 Joi Choi (F1)
Broccoli
 Fiesta Organic
Broccoli
 Aspabroc
Brussels Sprouts
 Roodnerf
Brussels Sprouts
 Franklin
Cabbage (Summer)
 Katarina Hybrid
Carrot
 Purplesnax
Carrot
 Napoli
Cauliflower
 Snow Crown
Cauliflower
 Fioretto
Celery
 Tango
Chamomile
Chili Pepper
 Biggie Chile Hybrid
Chives
Cilantro
Comfrey
Dill
Garlic
 Siberian
Garlic
 Susan D
Garlic
 Metechi
Kale
 Rainbow Lacinato
Lavender
Leek
 Zermatt Organic
Lettuce (Crisphead)
 Gondar
Lettuce (Crisphead)
Lettuce (Leaf)
Marigold
Mint
Monarda
 Panorama Red Shades
Nasturtium
Onion
 Walla Walla
Onion
Onion
 Clear Dawn
Onion
 Expression
Onions (Red)
 Cabernet F1
Oregano
Parsley
Parsnip
 Gladiator
Peas
 Green Arrow
Peas
 Oregon Sugar Pod II
Peas
 Maestro
Pepper
 CA Wonder Red
Pepper
 CA Wonder Yellow
Potatoes (Early)
 Chieftain
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Caribou
Radish
Rhubarb
 Starkrimson
Rosemary
Rutabaga
 Magres
Sage
Shallots
 Ambition
Spinach
 Lakeside
Squash (Winter)
 Small Wonder
Squash (Winter)
 Celebration
Squash (Winter)
 Butterbush
Swiss Chard
 Rhubarb Red
Thyme
Zucchini
 Golden
Zucchini
 Cash Machine



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