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Which Direction Should Rows Run for Most Sun Exposure?


silverado added on March 4, 2011 | Answered

North/South or East/West. I have 2 contridicting sources - now I'm confused.


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 5, 2011

The reason you get conflicting info is because they both have their advantages. North/south is best for if you will be growing mainly in the summer as you will get a bit more sunlight. East/west is better for growing crops in the spring and fall, as it can help keep away frost a bit.

Either way, the advantages to planting orientation are only slight. You are best off planting in a way that is convenient for you.

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