Confession time… I’ve had my 2016 vegetable garden plan drawn up for a while now, and I’ve actually already planted most of my seeds in there! I’ve been meaning to post this for at least a month, but spring has crept up on me super fast this year, and I can’t believe it’s already mid-March – eek! Learn how to create your own vegetable garden plan.
Bringing Back the Squash Arch!
A few years ago, I decided to move the squash arch to our community garden. My vegetable garden is mostly shade these days, and I figured the squash would grow better in the full sun at the community garden, then in my part shade home garden. I was right, and got a TON of squash that year. Whew!
But… the squash bugs were so bad up there, and between them and the squash borers, it was a constant battle for the squash all summer. Yuck! So, last year I took a year off from growing squash (well, except for the volunteer plants that decided to grow on their own. LOL!) and I grew cucamelons on my arch instead. Wowzers, are those ever prolific!
Well, I have really missed my gorgeous squash arch, and my garden at home just doesn’t look as impressive without it. So this year, I decided that I’m bringing back the squash arch, as you can see in my 2016 vegetable garden plan! I will grow beans on the second arch again.
Not sure what I’ll do with the cucamelons at the community garden yet… maybe I need to come up with a new trellis design for them! Ooooo, sounds fun!
More Vegetable Garden Plans…
- 2015 Vegetable Garden Plan
- 2014 Vegetable Garden Plan
- 2013 Vegetable Garden Plan
- 2012 Vegetable Garden Plan
- 2011 Vegetable Garden Plan (and plans from 2009 & 2010)
For more tips on planning your garden, click here… Garden Planning
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