Garden Plans > 2021: 4 Square Plants F/W 2021-22

About this Garden Plan

Historical German Four Square Garden at Zilker Botanical Gardens, tended by Austin Organic Gardeners.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: United States
Garden Size: 16' 9" x 25' 9"
Garden Type: Community garden
Garden Layout: Raised Beds
Sun or Shade: Partial Shade
Garden Soil Type: Good soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Alyssum
 Tall White
25"5" x 5"Baker Creek Seed from Danielle : )
Alyssum
 Rosie O'Day
45"5" x 5"Botanical Interest, sowed 9-25-21
Alyssum
 Allure Pastel Blend
25"5" x 5"Botanical Interest seed from Danielle : )
Arugula 155"3" x 7"Variety unknown. Planted 9-18-21
Beans (Fava)
 Broad Windsor
47"5" x 9" 
Beet
 Bull's Blood Organic
75"3" x 7" 
Cabbage (Fall)
 Early Flat Dutch
22' 9"2' 7" x 2' 11"GVF transplant from SFC's Spread the Harvest. Planted 9-25-21
Calendula
 Pacific Beauty Mix
2011"9" x 1' 11" 
Carrot
 Starica
43"3" x 5"Renee's Garden Organic Seeds, Nantes variety
Chamomile
 German
611"9" x 1' 3"Scattered 9-15-21
Cilantro
 Long Standing Coriander
37"5" x 9" 
Cover Crop 955"3" x 7" 
Crimson Clover 413"3" x 3" 
Dill 97"5" x 9" 
Feverfew 211"11" x 11" 
Garlic 25"3" x 9" 
Hairy Vetch 63"3" x 3" 
Horseradish
 Horseradish
11' 1"1' 1" x 1' 1"Variety unknown
Kale
 Dwarf Blue Curled Vates
21' 3"1' 1" x 1' 5" 
Kohlrabi
 Early Purple Vienna
39"7" x 11" 
Onion (Fall planted) 95"5" x 9"Find a "short day" variety
Parsley 15"3" x 9" 
Peas
 Oregon Giant
83"3" x 7"Planted Sept 18th
Peas
 Magnolia Blossom
33"3" x 7" 
Pumpkin
 Mini Jack
12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11"Planted 9-15-21
Radish
 Garden Party
43"3" x 7"Renee's Garden 5 color radish mix
Rosemary 17"7" x 7"terra cotta pot, Clip to topiary cone shape over time.
Scallions 143"3" x 3" 
Squash (Winter)
 Spaghetti Squash
12' 11"2' 11" x 2' 11" 
Sweet Pea 97"7" x 7" 
Swiss Chard
 Vulcan
61' 1"11" x 1' 3"Baker Creek Seeds, Planted 9-18-21
Winter Field Beans 39"7" x 1' 3" 

Planting Times

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Alyssum
 Tall White
Alyssum
 Rosie O'Day
Alyssum
 Allure Pastel Blend
Arugula
Beans (Fava)
 Broad Windsor
Beet
 Bull's Blood Organic
Cabbage (Fall)
 Early Flat Dutch
Calendula
 Pacific Beauty Mix
Carrot
 Starica
Chamomile
 German
Cilantro
 Long Standing Coriander
Cover Crop
Crimson Clover
Dill
Feverfew
Garlic
Hairy Vetch
Horseradish
 Horseradish
Kale
 Dwarf Blue Curled Vates
Kohlrabi
 Early Purple Vienna
Onion (Fall planted)
Parsley
Peas
 Oregon Giant
Peas
 Magnolia Blossom
Pumpkin
 Mini Jack
Radish
 Garden Party
Rosemary
Scallions
Squash (Winter)
 Spaghetti Squash
Sweet Pea
Swiss Chard
 Vulcan
Winter Field Beans



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