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How many people do you feed from your garden?

trsinc
14 years ago

... And, how big is your garden for the amount of people you feed?

I have a regular sized suburban lot. Although, I'm not in a "suburb". My veg beds are raised and I'm currently building them into a design. I'm thinking about clearing off the rest of the cedar trees in order to double the size of it. I don't have measurements on hand or I'd give those. I can measure later if anyone wants them...it's dark now.

I was just wondering how much space it would take for me to grow enough to feed my husband and myself without supplementing from the grocery store. Just average vegetables like toms, squash, lettuce, broccoli, cucumbers, etc. No corn or potatoes.

I would think that everyone here would have different results. I'm interested in hearing about that.

Also, as a side note, I can grow quite a few things here during the winter. So, compared to people with snow and/or harsh winters, I guess I'd be able to double my yield? Or, for sure, increase it.

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