Garden Plans > 2023: Woodcot Potager

About this Garden Plan

A potager with a mix of edible, ornamental and cut flower plants using raised beds and in-ground border beds.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Devon, United Kingdom
Garden Size: 9.00m x 8.00m
Garden Type: Home garden
Garden Layout: Raised Beds
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Heavy / Clay soil

Plan Notes

Remember to incorporate ornamental and cut flower plants.

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Alyssum 215cm15cm x 15cm 
Basil 220cm15cm x 25cm 
Beans (Broad)
 Aquadulce Claudia
620cm15cm x 30cm 
Beans (French) 2720cm15cm x 30cmGrow a dwarf variety which may not need any support or if they do pea sticks will do.
Beetroot 915cm10cm x 20cm 
Brussels Sprouts
 Groninger organic
160cm60cm x 60cm 
Calabrese
 Belstar F1
235cm30cm x 45cm 
Carrot
 Chantenay Red Cored 2
1610cm10cm x 15cm 
Carrot 1610cm10cm x 15cm 
Chives 1620cm15cm x 25cm 
Coriander 120cm15cm x 25cm 
Courgette
 Gold Rush F1
160cm60cm x 60cm 
Cucumber 260cm60cm x 60cm 
Dianthus 130cm30cm x 30cm 
Dill 220cm15cm x 25cm 
Fig (Container Grown) 160cm60cm x 60cm 
Garlic 415cm10cm x 25cm 
Kohlrabi 925cm20cm x 30cm 
Lettuce (Headed)
 Romaine
325cm20cm x 30cm 
Marigold 320cm20cm x 20cm 
Nasturtium 230cm30cm x 30cm 
Onions (Red)
 Red Baron
515cm10cm x 20cm 
Oregano 120cm15cm x 25cm 
Pak Choi 135cm30cm x 40cm 
Parsnip 920cm20cm x 30cm 
Petunia 530cm25cm x 35cm 
Potatoes (Early)
 Marfona
140cm30cm x 50cm 
Rocket
 Wild Rocket (Organic)
215cm10cm x 20cm 
Rocket 115cm10cm x 20cm 
Spinach 320cm15cm x 30cm 
Spring Onion
 White Lisbon (Organic)
610cm10cm x 10cm 
Sweet Potato
 Beauregard
145cm45cm x 60cmDon't use a nitrogen rich fertile soil or compost otherwise we'll have lots of green leaves and small sweet potatoes (like 2022). Do make sure the soil has sufficient phosphorus, potassium, and minerals.
Tomato (Cherry) 150cm45cm x 60cm 
Tomato (Regular)
 Beefsteak
150cm45cm x 60cmBeefsteak tomato on obelisk.
Tomato (Regular)
 Alicante
150cm45cm x 60cm 
Tree (Small) 12.50m2.50m x 2.50m 
Zinnia 130cm30cm x 30cm 

Planting Times

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Alyssum
Basil
Beans (Broad)
 Aquadulce Claudia
Beans (French)
Beetroot
Brussels Sprouts
 Groninger organic
Calabrese
 Belstar F1
Carrot
 Chantenay Red Cored 2
Carrot
Chives
Coriander
Courgette
 Gold Rush F1
Cucumber
Dianthus
Dill
Fig (Container Grown)
Garlic
Kohlrabi
Lettuce (Headed)
 Romaine
Marigold
Nasturtium
Onions (Red)
 Red Baron
Oregano
Pak Choi
Parsnip
Petunia
Potatoes (Early)
 Marfona
Rocket
 Wild Rocket (Organic)
Rocket
Spinach
Spring Onion
 White Lisbon (Organic)
Sweet Potato
 Beauregard
Tomato (Cherry)
Tomato (Regular)
 Beefsteak
Tomato (Regular)
 Alicante
Tree (Small)
Zinnia



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