Garden Plans > 2019: Allotment

About this Garden Plan

An allotment at the Racehill allotments, in a sunny but very exposed location with very well drained but chalky poor soil. No-Dig style gardening.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Brighton, UK
Garden Size: 26' 2" x 81' 11"
Garden Type: Allotment
Garden Layout: Other layout
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Poor soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Apple (Cordon) 11.00m80cm x 1.20m 
Apple (Dwarf) 11.00m1.00m x 1.00m 
Artichoke (Globe) 190cm90cm x 90cmCollect the seeds from the seed heads if still intact
Beans (Broad)
 Field Beans (Wizard)
8415cm15cm x 15cmAlso need to plant out normal broad beans
Beans (French) 5020cm15cm x 30cmWe have the seeds from Tony
Beans (Runner) 3020cm15cm x 30cm 
Beetroot 2815cm10cm x 20cm 
Blackberry 81.50m1.50m x 1.50m 
Blackcurrant 290cm90cm x 90cm 
Blueberry 190cm90cm x 90cm 
Broccoli
 Purple Sprouting
360cm60cm x 60cm 
Cabbage (Spring)
 Regency F1
1230cm30cm x 30cm 
Cabbage (Spring) 455cm50cm x 60cm 
Cabbage (Summer)
 Summer Cabbage (HD)
1030cm30cm x 30cm 
Calabrese
 TBD
1230cm60cm x 30cm 
Carrot
 Amsterdam Forcing 3 - Sprint
16810cm10cm x 15cm 
Cauliflower
 Maystar
2630cm60cm x 30cm 
Cauliflower 350cm45cm x 60cmFor 2020 crop, sow indoors/tunnel and plant out in May
Chamomile 130cm25cm x 40cm 
Chives 1220cm15cm x 25cm 
Comfrey 560cm60cm x 60cm 
Coriander 1220cm15cm x 25cm 
Courgette 460cm60cm x 60cm 
Dill 1220cm15cm x 25cm 
Echinacea 135cm30cm x 40cm 
Fennel 1230cm25cm x 35cm 
Garlic
 Germidour
4415cm10cm x 25cm 
Garlic 11715cm10cm x 25cm 
Kale
 Nero di Toscana
1230cm45cm x 30cm 
Lavender 240cm35cm x 50cm 
Leek 2620cm15cm x 30cm 
Lemon Balm 160cm60cm x 60cm 
Lettuce (Loose Leaf) 12610cm10cm x 15cm 
Marigold 720cm20cm x 20cm 
Mint 1120cm15cm x 25cm 
Mizuna 1425cm20cm x 30cm 
Onions (Red) 4815cm10cm x 20cm 
Oregano 120cm15cm x 25cm 
Parsley 915cm10cm x 25cm 
Parsnip 3620cm20cm x 30cm 
Pear (Dwarf)
 Conference (Container)
21.27m1.27m x 1.27m 
Peas
 Rosakrone
9010cm10cm x 20cm 
Peas 22810cm10cm x 20cm 
Plum (Dwarf) 13.50m3.50m x 3.50m 
Potatoes (Early)
 Charlotte
440cm30cm x 50cm 
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Sarpo Mira
1145cm35cm x 75cm 
Pumpkin 190cm90cm x 90cm 
Radish 5010cm10cm x 20cm 
Raspberry
 Tayberry
170cm60cm x 90cm 
Raspberry
 Summer Fruiting
570cm60cm x 90cm 
Raspberry 1170cm60cm x 90cm 
Redcurrant
 Jonkheer van Tets
190cm90cm x 90cm 
Rhubarb 290cm90cm x 90cmNeeds to be lifted and moved
Rose 190cm60cm x 1.50m 
Rose
 Yellow Climbing Rose
190cm60cm x 1.50m 
Rosemary 120cm20cm x 20cm 
Sage 130cm30cm x 40cm 
Salsify 2115cm10cm x 30cm 
Shallots 4415cm10cm x 15cm 
Spinach (Perpetual)
 Perpetual (HD)
1230cm30cm x 30cm 
Squash (Winter) 390cm90cm x 90cm 
Strawberry 650cm45cm x 60cm 
Sunflower 1830cm30cm x 30cm 
Swede 825cm20cm x 40cm 
Sweetcorn 1835cm30cm x 45cm 
Swiss Chard
 Bright Lights (HD)
1230cm30cm x 30cm 
Thyme 230cm30cm x 40cm 
Turnip
 Petrowski
5420cm15cm x 30cmActually to be planted in 2018

Planting Times

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Apple (Cordon)
Apple (Dwarf)
Artichoke (Globe)
Beans (Broad)
 Field Beans (Wizard)
Beans (French)
Beans (Runner)
Beetroot
Blackberry
Blackcurrant
Blueberry
Broccoli
 Purple Sprouting
Cabbage (Spring)
 Regency F1
Cabbage (Spring)
Cabbage (Summer)
 Summer Cabbage (HD)
Calabrese
 TBD
Carrot
 Amsterdam Forcing 3 - Sprint
Cauliflower
 Maystar
Cauliflower
Chamomile
Chives
Comfrey
Coriander
Courgette
Dill
Echinacea
Fennel
Garlic
 Germidour
Garlic
Kale
 Nero di Toscana
Lavender
Leek
Lemon Balm
Lettuce (Loose Leaf)
Marigold
Mint
Mizuna
Onions (Red)
Oregano
Parsley
Parsnip
Pear (Dwarf)
 Conference (Container)
Peas
 Rosakrone
Peas
Plum (Dwarf)
Potatoes (Early)
 Charlotte
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Sarpo Mira
Pumpkin
Radish
Raspberry
 Tayberry
Raspberry
 Summer Fruiting
Raspberry
Redcurrant
 Jonkheer van Tets
Rhubarb
Rose
Rose
 Yellow Climbing Rose
Rosemary
Sage
Salsify
Shallots
Spinach (Perpetual)
 Perpetual (HD)
Squash (Winter)
Strawberry
Sunflower
Swede
Sweetcorn
Swiss Chard
 Bright Lights (HD)
Thyme
Turnip
 Petrowski



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