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Post  barmstr 3/31/2011, 1:00 pm

Since it's planting time, thought this might be helpful. Saw this on a video from an Master Garder in Texas.

Enjoy the day
Bruce Razz


Spacing on

Package

Plants per

Square Foot

3”

16

4”

9

6”

4

9”

1

12”

1

18”

6 squares
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Post  FarmerValerie 3/31/2011, 1:02 pm

Cool, thanks!
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Post  Furbalsmom 3/31/2011, 4:16 pm

Bruce that looks good and is very helpful.

I do have one question about the 18 inch spacing, wouldn't that be a maximum of 4 squares? You could also put some smaller plants like leaf lettuce, carrots, radishes or beets around the outside edge of the four square area.
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Post  BackyardBirdGardner 3/31/2011, 4:56 pm

Someone here explained the shortcut to this exact thing.

12 inches across make a square foot. Divide plant spacing on package into 12 and square it (multiply by itself).

For example....

3" spacing. 12/3 = 4. 4^2 = 16 per square.
4" spacing. 12/4 = 3. 3^2 = 9 per square.

And, so on.

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