Designing Your Own Garden

Learn how to measure and layout an edible garden on your own home site and what elements and conditions will determine that layout, such as:

  • Path the sun passes over your property
  • Areas of shade and sun and number of hours sun visits your site
  • Structures and obstructions such as existing trees, boulders, fencing, etc.
  • Changes in elevation
  • Drainage and erosion
  • Location of available water supply

Designing your own garden – Useful links