Planting a Vegetable Garden
TOMATOES- Grow 2 plants per person in the family.
Tomatoes range in size and weight depending on variety and can yield from 10 to 20lbs of fruit per plant.
It takes approx. 2.5 lbs of tomatoes per QUART of canned tomatoes, so calculate how many quarts of tomatoes you buy.
SQUASH- Grow 1 to 2 plants per person OR 4 to 8 plants for a family of four.
Each squash plant can produce 3 to 9 lbs of squash.
CUCUMBERS- Grow 1-2 plants per person or 4 to 8 plants for family of four
Each plant grows approximately 10, 6-ounce cucumbers per plant.
Grow more than this for pickling cucumbers
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