4' x 8' with east-west orientation. Spring, summer and fall plantings. Requires a 4' wide trellis or other vertical support.
No French home would be without its potager, the classic kitchen garden where ingredients for homemade soups and salads are grown. This compact version packs in an impressive list of vegetables and herbs year-round, finishing up in October by planting over-wintering shallots. Monthly plantings keep the harvest going. Included in this plan are:
- Marigold (companion plant)
You can choose the exact varieties you’d like to grow, for example butter lettuce versus romaine. For suggestions and inspiration, feel free to browse our What to Grow page.