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5 Bed Crop Rotation

I have 5 beds 4ft x 8ft. I look to plant

(1) Potatoes

(2) Brassicas

(3) Legumes

(4) Tender Crops - spinach, chard etc

(5) "Root" Crop - leeks, fennel and Celeriac

What order should these be in for rotation?


  • Lupin 1Lupin 1 Posts: 8,916

    I don't have enough space for 5 bed rotation so can't help you.

    I have Googled 5 bed crop rotation and the 2nd entry that appears is very comprehensive and might help youimage

    I'm sure some of the veg' gardeners will also answer you on here.

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 15,854

    Potatoes, legumes, brassicas alway follow peas and beans,  root crops, last.

     So if you swap 3 for 2 , you have the right order.

    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • Thanks where does 5 fit in after root?


    I read somewhere that potatoes should not follow alliums - so I understand that to mean if I grow leeks and fennel I cannot put potatoes in that bed the following year

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