Raised Bed Spacing Guide

Raised Bed Planting Guide

Maximize growing space in raised beds by making your rows closer together. Below is the suggested distance between rows for planting in raised beds.

Arugula 8-12″ Spinach 4-6″
Asparagus 18″ Squash, Summer 18-24″
Bean, Pole 6-8″ Squash, Winter 24-36″
Bean, Bush 6-8″ Sweet Potato 15-18″
Beet 3-6″ Swiss Chard 8-10″
Broccoli 15-18″ Tatsoi 8-12″
Brussels Sprouts 15-18″ Tomato 18-24″
Cabbage 15-18″ Turnip 4-6″
Cantaloupe 15-24″ Watermelon 18-24″
Carrot 2-4″ Herbs
Cauliflower 15-18″ Basil 12-15″
Collards 12-15″ Borage 12-18″
Corn 15-18″ Chives 12-15″
Cotton 12-15″ Cilantro/Coriander 6-8″
Cucumber 12-18″ Dill 8-12″
Eggplant 18-24″ French Sorrel 12-18″
Ground Cherry 18-24″ Oregano 12-18″
Garlic 3-6″ Parsley 6-12″
Gourds 36″ Rosemary 24-36″
Kale 15-18″ Savory 12-18″
Kohlrabi 6-9″ Thyme 6-8″
Lettuce, Head 10-12″ Flowers
Mustard Green 6-10″ Cosmos 10-12″
Okra 12-18″ Daisy 12-15″
Onion (for bulbs) 4-6″ Dames Rocket 12-18″
Onion (for green onions) 2-3″ Four O’Clocks 12-15″
Peanut 12-18″ Marigold: Crackerjack 12-15″
Pea 3-6″ Marigold: Sparky 8-10″
Pepper 14-16″ Nasturtium 8-12″
Potato 9-12″ Sunflower 18-24″
Pumpkin 24-36″ Sweet Alyssum 5-8″
Radish 2-4″ Zinnia 12-15″
Rutabaga 8-10″