planting - Knowledgebase Question

Wakefield, Ne
Question by suzipalm_r
March 30, 2009
i chose 4 veg plants, cukes, tomatoes, peppers and summer squash. i started from seeds a few weeks back. when i plant them i needed to know how far apart to plant each and how deep as i am putting in a raised garden. thx for help.

Answer from NGA
March 30, 2009


Give your tomato plants at least 3' of space (2' of growth and 1' for good air circulation) and your peppers need 12-18" between plants. Cucumbers and summer squash need room to sprawl so plan on about 4' of growing/sprawling space for each. Best wishes with your garden!

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