Food Growing Guide

Plant Type
Temp
Light
Plants Per Sq. Ft.
Growing Conditions
Artichoke 19-27 C
not directly under
1
perlite 10 inches or deeper
Beans 15-18 C
needs good light
5
4 inches deep or deeper w/ plenty of moisture
Broccoli 13-18 C
needs good light
2
NFT - cut 5" from top and will continue to come
Cabbage 13 C+
needs good light
2
2.5" deep or deeper (NFT works)
Cauliflower 15-20 C
needs good light
1
2.5" deep or deeper (NFT works)
Carrots 15-30 C
moderate light
2
good drainage required
Corn 15-20 C
needs great light
3
6" deep or deeper w/ great drainage
Cucumber 24-30 C
good light
2
4 to 6" deep or deeper
Garlic 27 then 15 C
good light
3
4" deep or deeper - sand w/ high initial temp cooling off
Lettuce 12-20 C
moderate light
6
grow w/ rockwool sitting on styrofoam in water
Onion 15-27 C
good light
3
4 inches or deeper within aggregate or sand
Peas 15-18 C
good light
4
4" deep or deeper in aggregate w/ good aeration
Potatoes 60-70 F
fair light
3
12" deep or deeper w/ good drainage
Pumpkin 20-27 C
good light
1
sow seed direct
Spinach 15-19 C
cool shaded
3
4" deep or deeper using rockwool or sane or perlite
Strawberry 15-18 C
good light
6
troughs filled with gravel   6" to 8" deep
Tomatoes 21-24 C
great light
3
rockwool w/ trellis or something to hold them up
Wheat 60-70 F
good light
8
humus; significant moisture but not flooding
Zucchini 24-30 C
good light
0.5
aggregate culture w/ constant supply of moisture