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Adopt a Vegetable

Each student will adopt a vegetable. That student will become the resident expert for the class. You will not be required to grow your vegetable. When students are designing their veggie garden they may consult with the expert and save a ton of work for themselves!

Resources

Plant Selection

Information Information Source Your Vegetable Example
Plant name You select Tomatillo external arrow
Variety (vendor) You select Purple (Territorial Seed Co.) external arrow

Planting Information

Information Information Source Your Vegetable Example
Planting depth Printed ¼ to ½ in
Seeds to sow per foot Printed Indoors
Distance between plants (thinning) Printed 24"
Distance between rows Printed 36"
Days to germinate Printed 6-14

Planting Time

Information Information Source Your Vegetable Example
Time to harvest Printed 70 days
Indoor/ outdoor seeding Printed Indoor - 5 to 7 weeks early
Soil temperature Printed 60-70°F
My planting time Gardener calculates Sow indoors March 7th. Transplant April 15th to garden

Miscellaneous

Information Information Source Your Vegetable Example
Best seedbed/soil Printed light, fertile
Watering Printed lightly
Special Requirements Printed doesn't like cold
Common pests Printed Caterpillars, flea beetles

How much to plant

Information Information Source Your Vegetable Example
Your consumption Estimated 10 pounds
Production per row feet Printed 0.5 pounds
Row feet needed Gardener calculates 20 ft
Amount of seed needed Gardener calculates 1 sampler packet



 

Vegetable Adoption List