Transplanting and Interplanting. Getting the Most Out of Limited Space – The Urban Farmer – Week 6

The Urban Farmer Week 6



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Notes from Week 6

  • Inter-planting can help you maximize your use of space, something that can be important when space on an urban farm is limited.
  • Urban environments are filled with a lot of microclimates.  All of the buildings and roads have a lot of thermal mass which can hold heat.
  • Look at crop selection.  You just can’t grow everything.  Curtis tends to focus on crops that have long seasons with continual harvest and take up a small amount of space.

 

 

Tomatoes inter-planted with other crops in the greenhouse.

Tomatoes inter-planted with other crops in the greenhouse.

 

 

Tomatoes inter-planted with radishes.

Tomatoes inter-planted with other crops.

 

Tomato starts at Green City Acres.

Tomato starts at Green City Acres.

 

Curtis transplanting starts into the field.

Curtis transplanting starts into the field.

 

Jean-Martin Fortier’s Paper Pot Transplanter

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