Never done rows in a garden before, How do you form them?

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by Honey Maid, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. Honey Maid

    Honey Maid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've always had beds, this year I decided to go ahead and use the tractor to till in manure, etc.....
    I want to do rows, do I just make them by hand, with a hoe or rake? TIA!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    They all work. It doesn't matter. What your preference is matters.
     
  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    If you want them straight, use a stake at either end of the row, with twine to help you mark them for the hoe. I do beds for all of the crops that it makes sense to do that way: greens, smaller plants, onions, etc. Corn, and potatoes are in an intensively spaced area. Corn, I do sets of 2 rows 12 - 18" apart, with each set of rows 2 - 3' apart. Potatoes, I always plant them so I can reach to the middle of the bed from either side to deal with potato bugs. Then there are the sprawlers, and the things that need to be trellised... so there's very little in my garden that gets planted in an actual row.
     

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