Garden Bed Designs
The plans shared over the next few slides were designed for 4 x 8–foot beds that can take you from cool to warm season. The
plant combinations are flexible and meant to serve as a guide to help you get started. Follow these specifications exactly
or customize your garden to suit your taste buds by planting any of the recommended substitutes.
Bed 1: Cool Season
A semi-permanent tepee constructed of three to four vertical stakes made of bamboo, spiral stakes, or rebar provides support for vining plants season after season. Wrap the tepee with twine to give the plants horizontal supports on which to climb.
Sugar snap peas (1): Substitute green peas or snow peas.
Collard greens (2): Substitute cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kale, or mustard greens.
Lettuce (3): Substitute carrots, radishes, dill, parsley, or cilantro.