Direct Seeding Tips and Tricks
- Standard Bed – 30″ wide by 25′ long.
- Planting too dense can compromise your yields by not leaving the plants enough space.
- If you don’t plant dense enough you leave too much exposed soil which can cause soil to dry out quicker and affect germination. It can also allow to weeds overtaking beds.
- If you plant quick growing crops a little less dense you could get early crop maturity. You might also avoid having some crop loss due to crops being crowded out.
- Curtis plants radishes with 5 and/or 7 rows per bed which yields him about 75 bunches. This nets him about
The Earthway Seeder
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The Urban Farmer by Curtis Stone
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