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. Using SFG / 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 (Dwarf) 11.00m1.00m x 1.00m 
Artichoke (Globe) 190cm90cm x 90cm 
Beans (Broad)
 Field Beans (Wizard)
25615cm15cm x 15cmAlso need to plant out normal broad beans
Beans (French) 2420cm15cm x 30cm 
Beans (Runner) 3920cm15cm x 30cm 
Beetroot 2415cm10cm x 20cm 
Blackberry 61.50m1.50m x 1.50m 
Blackcurrant 190cm90cm x 90cm 
Broccoli
 Purple Sprouting
360cm60cm x 60cm 
Cabbage (Spring)
 Regency F1
1230cm30cm x 30cm 
Cabbage (Spring) 255cm50cm x 60cm 
Cabbage (Summer)
 Summer Cabbage (HD)
630cm30cm x 30cm 
Calabrese
 TBD
1230cm60cm x 30cm 
Carrot
 Amsterdam Forcing 3 - Sprint
12610cm10cm x 15cm 
Carrot 17610cm10cm x 15cm 
Cauliflower
 Maystar
3030cm60cm x 30cm 
Cauliflower 350cm45cm x 60cmFor 2020 crop, sow indoors/tunnel and plant out in May
Chamomile 130cm25cm x 40cm 
Chives 1120cm15cm x 25cm 
Comfrey 760cm60cm x 60cm 
Coriander 120cm15cm x 25cm 
Courgette 360cm60cm x 60cm 
Fennel 830cm25cm x 35cm 
Garlic
 Germidour
4815cm10cm x 25cm 
Garlic 5415cm10cm x 25cm 
Gooseberry
 Hinnonmaki Red
190cm90cm x 90cm 
Gooseberry 190cm90cm x 90cm 
Kale
 Nero di Toscana
1230cm45cm x 30cm 
Lavender 240cm35cm x 50cm 
Leek 1820cm15cm x 30cm 
Lemon Balm 160cm60cm x 60cm 
Lettuce (Loose Leaf) 18110cm10cm x 15cm 
Marigold 720cm20cm x 20cm 
Mint 1320cm15cm x 25cm 
Mizuna 1425cm20cm x 30cm 
Onions (Perennial) 1815cm15cm x 15cm 
Onions (Red) 4815cm10cm x 20cm 
Oregano 120cm15cm x 25cm 
Parsley 115cm10cm x 25cm 
Parsnip 2720cm20cm x 30cm 
Peas
 Rosakrone
10210cm10cm x 20cm 
Plum (Dwarf) 13.50m3.50m x 3.50m 
Potatoes (Early)
 Pentland Javelin
1540cm30cm x 50cm 
Potatoes (Early)
 Charlotte
540cm30cm x 50cm 
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Sarpo Mira
1045cm35cm x 75cm 
Pumpkin 190cm90cm x 90cm 
Radish 4510cm10cm x 20cm 
Raspberry 1070cm60cm x 90cm 
Redcurrant
 Jonkheer van Tets
290cm90cm x 90cm 
Rhubarb 290cm90cm x 90cmNeeds to be lifted and moved
Rose
 Wild Rose
1390cm60cm x 1.50mWild (or Dog) Rose : https://www.seedaholic.com/rosa-canina-the-native-wild-rose.html Good hedging and rose-hips are good for tea/Vit-C etc.
Rosemary 120cm20cm x 20cm 
Sage 130cm30cm x 40cm 
Shallots 4815cm10cm x 15cm 
Soya beans 5215cm15cm x 15cm 
Spinach (Perpetual)
 Perpetual (HD)
1230cm30cm x 30cm 
Spring Onion 4810cm10cm x 10cm 
Squash (Winter) 290cm90cm x 90cm 
Strawberry 650cm45cm x 60cm 
Sunflower 1230cm30cm x 30cm 
Swede 1525cm20cm x 40cm 
Sweetcorn 2435cm30cm 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 (Dwarf)
Artichoke (Globe)
Beans (Broad)
 Field Beans (Wizard)
Beans (French)
Beans (Runner)
Beetroot
Blackberry
Blackcurrant
Broccoli
 Purple Sprouting
Cabbage (Spring)
 Regency F1
Cabbage (Spring)
Cabbage (Summer)
 Summer Cabbage (HD)
Calabrese
 TBD
Carrot
 Amsterdam Forcing 3 - Sprint
Carrot
Cauliflower
 Maystar
Cauliflower
Chamomile
Chives
Comfrey
Coriander
Courgette
Fennel
Garlic
 Germidour
Garlic
Gooseberry
 Hinnonmaki Red
Gooseberry
Kale
 Nero di Toscana
Lavender
Leek
Lemon Balm
Lettuce (Loose Leaf)
Marigold
Mint
Mizuna
Onions (Perennial)
Onions (Red)
Oregano
Parsley
Parsnip
Peas
 Rosakrone
Plum (Dwarf)
Potatoes (Early)
 Pentland Javelin
Potatoes (Early)
 Charlotte
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Sarpo Mira
Pumpkin
Radish
Raspberry
Redcurrant
 Jonkheer van Tets
Rhubarb
Rose
 Wild Rose
Rosemary
Sage
Shallots
Soya beans
Spinach (Perpetual)
 Perpetual (HD)
Spring Onion
Squash (Winter)
Strawberry
Sunflower
Swede
Sweetcorn
Swiss Chard
 Bright Lights (HD)
Thyme
Turnip
 Petrowski



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