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I have just built raised beds for my veg plot. All my gardening books give planting distances, based on growing in an open plot. Is there a percentage figure for the reduction in plat spacing, or is it a case of suck it & see?



Hi Dave, generally the spacings your books give are correct but there is a growing amount of press for "Square foot gardening" perhaps you could use your local library and check this put?

10 Feb, 2010


Thanks Ian. I will have a search for more information. Failing that I will run my own trials starting at a 25 % reduction up to 50% for the smaller stuff, with less tops, such as beetroot.

11 Feb, 2010

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