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How do you plant a Three Sisters garden?
Last Updated: 11th March, 2020
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Regarding this, how do you plant the three sisters in a square foot garden?
Basic Three Sisters Garden (9 square feet) Plant the seed 1” deep (or lay all seeds then cover with 1” of compost). Plant 1 pole bean seed next to each corn seed. Plant the seed 1” deep (or lay all seeds then cover with 1” of compost). Plant squash of your choice 6” outside the straight line of the square.
Additionally, what kind of beans are the three sisters? The flavor of the bean you plant in the Three Sisters isn't as important as the type of bean plant. Grow fresh beans such as green, wax or lima beans, or try any one of a huge variety of dried beans such as pinto, black turtle, Anasazi or navy. The key is in planting pole bean seeds instead of the newer bush beans.
People also ask, what squash is used for three sisters?
Once again the moschata cultivars can be eaten early as summer squash or eaten as winter squash. These include varieties like Seminole Pumpkin, Tahitian Melon Winter Squash, Thai Kang Kob Pumpkin, and more. While they are called Three Sisters Gardens many Native Americans included more than just three crops.
What are the three sisters and why are they important?
Three important crops: corn, beans, and squash, planted together, are called the Three Sisters. In many Native American communities, these three crops hold spiritual significance, as they are seen as gifts from the Great Spirit to sustain life on earth.