an off grid life

HOW MUCH TO PLANT PER PERSON

We literally need to know how many of each vegetable variety we need to feed our family for the next twelve months.

Your garden plan will be different depending on the size and individual eating habits of your family.

Use these tips to help plan your garden and decide how much to plant per person to secure your family's food supply.

HOW MUCH GARDENING SPACE DO YOU HAVE? This will help you figure out which plants you can fit and how many you can plant per row.

HOW MANY VEGETABLES DO YOU EAT EACH MONTH? Every family has different preferences, and you have probably noticed certain veggies that your family eats a lot of.

HOW MUCH TO PLANT PER PERSON Many factors will affect your final yield, so do your best to adjust for anything that might reduce it.

Asparagus: 10 - 12 plants Broccoli: 5 plants Cabbage: 3 plants Carrots: 25 plants Corn: 15 plants Cucumber: 5 plants Lettuce: 8 - 10 plants Onions: 15 plants Peas: 15 - 20 plants Potatoes: 20 plants Tomatoes: 6 - 8 plants

KEEP DETAILED RECORDS By recording your number of plants, yields, and consumption of vegetables each year, you will be able to further fine-tune your garden planning every spring.

READY TO GET STARTED? START BY SAVING AND SHARING THIS POST!