Garden Plans > 2019: driveway self watering tub

About this Garden Plan

Wicking Container gardening, on a narrow strip of driveway. South and West exposure. Rubbermaid tubs used for vining fruits and and veg. 17 gallon round tubs for other plantings. Consult "Gardening With Leon" on YouTube for wicking method used. Tomato garden is using the Kiddie Pool method also using a wicking premis with cloth shopping bags as the containerw. Consult rain gutter growing for Larry Hall's kiddie pool system. Larry's mix for RGGS is used in all plantings.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Southern Ontario
Garden Size: 9.14m x 1.82m
Garden Type: Home garden
Garden Layout: Container / Patio garden
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: -

Plan Notes

trellis cucumbers and melons walmart bags kiddie pool system blue totes 22.3 x 22.3 round with rope handles , self irrigation 14 each crates, 3 strawberry tower rubbermaid totes bamboo pole totes landscape fabric 6" sub irrigation pipe 2 x 1' lengths per container = 24" x 19 containers = 456" or 38' 1-3/4" 10' length cut to 18" 30'' (3 lengths) 19 caps peat compost perlite epsom salts lime

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Beans (Bush Snap) 29"5" x 1' 1" 
Beans (Pole) 29"5" x 1' 1" 
Beet 65"3" x 7" 
Calendula 411"9" x 1' 11" 
Cantaloupe 12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Carrot 123"3" x 5" 
Celery 67"5" x 11" 
Chili Pepper 21' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Cucumber 21' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 
Dill 17"5" x 9" 
Leek 67"5" x 11" 
Lettuce (Leaf) 233"3" x 5" 
Marigold 97"7" x 7" 
Melon 12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Nasturtium 311"11" x 11" 
Onions (Green) 183"3" x 3" 
Pepper 21' 1"11" x 1' 3" 
Radish 83"3" x 7" 
Rosemary 27"7" x 7" 
Strawberry 11' 11"1' 11" x 1' 11" 
Sunflower 211"11" x 11" 
Tomato (Large)
 Brandywine
11' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tomato (Large)
 San Marzano
11' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tomato (Large)
 Beefsteak
21' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Tomato (Small)
 Tiny Tim
11' 7"1' 5" x 1' 11" 
Watermelon 12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 

Planting Times

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