I messed up – do I need to move my vegetable garden?

I am in Memphis, Zone 7. I planted a "Square Foot Garden" (raised bed garden) full of vegetables at my new home. Bell peppers, peas, beans, tomatoes, watermelon, squash, herbs, etc. I thought the spot I chose was full sun. Not sure how I messed this up… It appears my beds are getting only about 3 hours of sun a day, from noon to 3:00. Do I need to move the beds? It won’t be easy, but it is possible before the plants get too big. To think I dug up all that grass underneath them. Sigh. Thank you!

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    3 Responses to “I messed up – do I need to move my vegetable garden?”

    1. mentalben Says:

      You do not need to move the beds this year, but 3 hours of direct sunlight will have an impact on the production of your plants. If, after the end of your harvest, you are unsatisfied with the quantity, or the timeliness of your harvest, consider relocating the gardens. Gardening is not a science, but an art, which takes time, effort, and patience, and which produces a tremendous amount of enjoyment, not to mention food.
      Good luck.

    2. auntieB Says:

      no noon to three are your best sun hours!

    3. deidrec1962 Says:

      I agree with mentalben. If you do move the garden just put a shade/part shade garden where you dug up.

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