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About this Garden Plan

Daniel Family Backyard Garden

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Garden Size: 20' 0" x 29' 11"
Garden Type: Backyard / back garden
Garden Layout: Raised Beds
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Good soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Alyssum 15"5" x 5"Buy this transplant at the nursery. You only need one! It grows so beautifully here.
Artichoke (Globe) 12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11"Plant in the fall.
Asparagus 61' 5"1' 5" x 1' 5"Plant in the fall.
Aster (China) 511"11" x 11"Plant by scattering seeds in open spaces.
Basil 57"5" x 9"There are so many varieties of basil to enjoy. Get creative and plant what you love.
Beans (Bush Snap)
 Contender
79"5" x 1' 1"I also love Calima, Purple Tepee, and Dragon's Tongue and recommend incorporating them all for variety and beauty. All are planted directly from seed.
Beans (Bush Snap) 149"5" x 1' 1"I also love Calima, Purple Tepee, and Dragon's Tongue and recommend incorporating them all for variety and beauty. All are planted directly from seed.
Borage 31' 1"11" x 1' 11"Buy a pack of borage seeds and plant one in the open spaces.
Calendula 311"9" x 1' 11"Transplants can be found in the nurseries sometimes. If you can't find them by seed or substitute marigolds.
Chamomile 411"9" x 1' 3"Plants are available in nurseries.
Cosmos 47"7" x 7"Plant seeds.
Cucumber 41' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11"Choose any varieties you like in the nursery.
Eggplant 11' 3"1' 1" x 1' 5"Black Beauty and Rosa Bianca are my favorites.
Lavender 31' 3"1' 1" x 1' 7"Plant lavender in a pot and don't water unless leaves begin to dry. It grows much better in a pot because they do not like moisture.
Lemon Balm 21' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11"Plant transplants now.
Lemongrass 22' 3"1' 11" x 2' 11"Plant transplants now.
Marigold 67"7" x 7"Plant transplants now.
Mint 37"5" x 9"Plant mint in a pot to keep it from taking over the bed. Mint is invasive.
Mizuna 29"7" x 11"Plant seeds now.
Onions (Perennial) 35"5" x 5"Use grocery store cuttings for best results. Trim all green off of green onions and plant bulbs with whites above ground.
Pepper 41' 1"11" x 1' 3"Gypsy peppers are my all time favorite. Any varities you enjoy are fine.
Rose 22' 11"1' 11" x 4' 11"'Cecile Bruner' roses are my favorite. 'Peggy Martin' would be my second choice.
Rosemary 27"7" x 7"Choose creeping rosemary, so that it spills out the bed. It is gorgeous! Do not plant any variety besides creeping. I have cuttings to share!
Salvia 411"11" x 11"This is a great plant for cutting and the bees love it!
Spinach (Malabar) 411"9" x 1' 1"This warm season spinach will grow great here all summer. Plant seed or transplant.
Squash (Summer) 31' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11"'Black Beauty' and 'White Scallop Squash' are my favorite varieties.
Strawberry 91' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11"Plant bare root plants in the fall.
Sunflower 411"11" x 11"Plant transplants.
Thyme 311"11" x 1' 3"Plants transplants.
Tomato (Small) 21' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11"Choose cherry varieties like 'Sungold' to grow on arches. It is beautiful!
Zinnia 1411"11" x 11"'Polar Bear' and 'Queen Lime' are my favorite! Plant by scattering seeds in empty spaces.

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