Growing your vegetables is a great way to save money, ensure the quality of your food, and get the whole family involved with
the food they eat. Planning your garden properly is the best way to get the most out of your efforts and avoid disappointment.
The following is a list of common vegetables, colour coded by family. It is best to plant vegetables in common family
The following is a suggested list of the proper spacing for common veggies, and a suggested amount of how many of each to grow to sustain your particular family size.
**Note: Do not plant potatoes with tomatoes even though they share the same family.
Peas and Cucumbers amounts are given for vertical planting schemes.
Some crops can be planted in succession, to ensure a continued harvest when veggies are at their prime. Here is a general
The following is a seeding calendar for the Ottawa area - Zone 4b.