1919 Farm Journal Illustrated Rural Directory Of
Genesee County, Michigan
Planting Table

 

By Holice, Clayton, and Debbie

 

PLANTING TABLE FOR VEGETABLES AND BERRIES

VARIETY

FOR HORSE CULTIVATION

HAVE ROWS

FOR HOE OR WHEEL-HOE CULTIVATION HAVE ROWS

DISTANCE APART IN THE ROW

DEPTH TO COVER

TIME TO PLANT IN THE NORTH, OUTDOORS (SEE FOOT NOTE)

Asparagus, seed

2-1.2 ft. apart

1 ft. apart

3 in. transplant in one yr

1 in.

March-April

Asparagus-plants

4 ft. apart

13 ft. apart

2 ft.

5 or 6 in.

March-April

Bean-string

2-1.2 ft apart

2 ft apart

Thin to 2 plants to a pole

1 in

May 10-15

Bean, lima

Pole-4x4 ft. apart

Bush-2-1/2 x 1-1/4 ft. apart

4 x 3 ft. apart

2 x 1-1/2 ft apart

Thin to 3 plants to a pole

1 in

May 20-25

Beet

2-1.2 ft. apart

1 ft. apart

Thin to 5 in.

1 in

March-April

Blackberry, plants

8 ft. apart

6 ft apart

2 ft

.

April, or in the fall

Cabbage & Cauliflower, plants

2-1/2 ft apart

2 ft apart

16-24 in.

.

Early kinds, April; late kinds, June

Carrot

2-1/2 ft apart

1 ft apart

Thin to 5 in

1/2 in

March-April

Celery, plans

3-4 ft. apart

2-3 ft. apart

6 in

.

Earl crop, May; late crop, Early July

Corn, sweet

4 ft apart

Same

8-12 In.

2 in

First sowing, early May

Cucumber

5x5 or 6x4 apart

Same

Scatter 15 seeds in hill, thin later

1.2 in

May 15

Currant & gooseberry, plants

5x5 apart

5x4 apart

. .

April, or in fall

Eggplant, plants

2-1/2 x 2-1/2 apart

2x2 apart

. .

June 1

Lettuce

2-1/2 ft. apart

1-1/2-2 ft apart

Thin to 6-10 in.

1/2 in

March-April

Melon, musk

6x4 apart

Same

Scatter 15 seed to hill; thin later

1/2 in

May 15-20

Onion, seed

2-1.2 ft apart

12-15 in apart

Thin to 4 in

1/2 in

March-April

Parsley

2.1/2 ft apart

1 ft apart

Thin to 6 in

1/2 in

Early April

Parsnip

2-1/2 ft apart

1 ft apart

Thin to 5 in

1/2 in

March-April

Pepper, plants

2-1.2 ft apart

2 ft. apart

20 in

.

June 1

Peas

3.4 ft apart

2-1.2-3 ft apart

Cont. row

3-5 in

March-April

Potato

3 ft apart

2-2-1/2 ft apart

12-18 in

4 in

Early, March-April; late, May-June

Radish

2-1.2 ft apart

1 ft apart

Thin to 3 in

2 or 3 in

March-April

Rhubarb, plants

4 ft apart

3 ft apart

3 ft

2 or 3 in

March-April

Raspberry, plants

6 ft apart

5 ft apart

Red-2 ft

.

Early Spring

. . .

Black-2-1/2 ft

. .

Spinach

2-1/2 ft apart

1 ft apart

Thin to 5 in

1/2 in

March-April (or Fall)

Squash-pumpkin

8x8 ft

(Bush Squash) 4x4

Same

.

1/2 in

May 15-20

Strawberry, plants

4 ft apart

3 ft apart

15-20 in

Have crown level with ground

April (Pot-grown plants in august)

Tomato, plants

4x4 ft apart

4x3 ft apart

. .

May 25-June 1

 

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Published By Wilmer Atkinson Company, Philadelphia, 1919

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