This are is fenced off area behind the garage. It is separate from the rest of the back yard, the dog yard, so it make perfect sense to make is a vegetable garden.
It measures 14 x 18 feet. Bigger than I imagined. I may start with a smaller initial planting areas until I get more experience. Last thing I want is an unruly garden with poor design…..I am saving that for the front yard, not the mini farmers market. I am pondering doing three 8 foot by 4 foot raised beds. That will get me started without having to plow the entire space. I imagine I will learn a lot this first year, so I consider this a phase 1 renovation, not a final destination.
Here is the space: Thinking of some sort of screen to block the view of my neighbors lawn furniture. Any Suggestion are welcomed. I have seen a lot of reclaimed wood projects and may do that for now. It might actually hold up design-wise since this is an old school veggie garden. And we will be repainting the back of the garage. We may also decide to add a door that would lean in to a garden work place.
I started some of my crops by seed. I have radishes, tomatoes, two types of lettuce , spinach, basil, cilantro, oregano, and swiss chard. I am following an article I saw in a magazine. These are early crops.
Here the article I am trying to somewhat follow: