Koanga Garden Planner


Brand New Updated version of the Kōanga Garden Planner!
This Garden Planner is designed to take you through simple steps so that you end up with a design for your garden which includes
1. growing enough carbon to be able to make enough compost to be building the soil – essential if you wish to be growing nutrient dense food
2. a plan that means you will have food year round
3. providing a simple garden plan to put up on the shed door that can be copied and a monthly list of seeds to plant
4. providing the best environment for each main crop
5. shows you when to plant everything, when to transplant everything
6. when to take things out so the next crop can go in, so you have no gaps in the garden or on the table
7. which carbon crops best follow which edible crops
Basically it makes life far easier for you if any of these things are an issue for you
If you purchased the previous version of the Kōanga Garden Planner this upgrade will allow you to purchase just the sheets that have changed


This is Your Ultimate Home Scale Guide to Regenerative Food Security. Enjoy!

In 10 easy steps you can design your own gardens (no matter what size they are) and have all of the following built in:

  • Crop rotation
  • Maintenance and regeneration of soil health
  • A balanced diet
  • Efficient use of garden beds
  • A seamless changeover from season to season – This will help to create food security for you and your family whilst growing soil
  • Seed Saving


This booklet explains each component of the Garden Planner and gives you background information needed to understand this way of gardening.


This booklet takes you through planning your garden in 9 easy to follow steps. It will help you understand each step by looking at Kay’s Example 40 sq m Garden.


This Garden Planner Master Chart gives you all the crop information you need to fill in your other sheets.


The Crop Rotation Planner will become your plan that shows you how long each crop will be in the ground, and what crops will follow. This planner will also show you how your rotation works.


The Crop Choices chart helps you with recording your crop choices and determining areas and planting times.

The Garden Action Plan tells you ‘what to do when’ in an easy to check out form, and also helps you keep useful records with the aim of further improving your garden planning. It is the place you record exactly which varieties you will be growing of each vegetable.


The Garden Map will become a plan of your actual garden that will show you exactly where to plant each crop.

It is all built on BioIntensive principles and includes planning for seed saving and expected yields. It also includes a large wall chart (the master chart) giving you seed planting dates, garden planting dates, which method to use to plant your seed, diagonal spacings for each vegetable when transplanting, how many plants you will need per square metre and much much more.