One of the reasons why I love to grow things here in Tucson in the summer time is to see my garden turn into a miniature jungle. On a small scale, I can use the intense light to my advantage by packing in as many vegetables as I can into as small as a space as possible. This is what I call “intensive planting”.
|My understory here has squash and sweet potato vines.|
|One method of intense planting is to consider plant height|
|Vigorous tall pole beans grow next to squash of medium height|
|One of the few problems with a crowded garden is where to walk|