Ready to get inspired? Here’s an excellent vegetable garden layout from an Almanac gardener—plus great garden photos—using the Almanac Vegetable Garden Planner. See what can be done or just use these ideas to start your own vegetable garden!
Christine’s Review of the Garden Planner
Many thanks to Almanac reader, Christine, who shares her vegetable garden plan with us along with her plant list. As Christine mentions, the Garden Planner not only calculates plant spacing so that you know how many plants to buy, but also provides a planting calendar so that you know when to plant what, based on your local frost dates.
“I am thoroughly enjoying using your program to make my garden plans! I now have 3 plans for my three gardens and I really like the plant lists that are created from the plans. I have been keeping a journal of my garden since 2009, hand drawing my plans each year. Being a draftsman by trade, I enjoyed the tedious process, if only to dream of the results! Your garden planner is so wonderful that I speak of it to all gardeners I meet.
I graduated from Denver Urban Garden’s Master Community Gardener program in 2014 and therefore give back to the gardening community by teaching classes on ‘Getting Started‚’ of which planning out the garden is a big part. I always give a huge shout out to the Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Planner. I especially value the plant list which is produced. So many questions arise from gardeners about spacing and timing. The Garden Planner helps so much with those concerns.”