Shade Gardening

Raised Vegetable Plot in Part Shade

Anonymous added on February 21, 2011 | Answered

This is my first attempt at veggies. It's in an area with semi shade. I'm planning two 8 x 4 raised beds (3 sleepers deep). Is it workable?

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Answered on February 21, 2011

The following article should be of some help to you:

While the size of your garden does not seem to be an issue, you may want to consider the shade aspect. How much shade exactly? Most vegetables require at least 6 hours of sun for optimal growth.

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