Fast and Fresh 4 x 4-foot Pizza Garden

Plant herbs, peppers, and tomatoes for fresh pizza ingredients.

For families who love pizza, why not grow your own fresh ingredients? This garden has them all.

Plant a raised bed with ingredients for pizza toppings and sauce.Pizza tops everyone’s list as a favorite food. Why not have the fresh ingredients in your garden? You can make a healthy pizza faster than delivery! This planting plan includes a mix of Italian herbs along with peppers and Roma tomatoes, the best variety for making pizza sauce.

For excellent results, fill your bed with premium quality raised bed soil, such as Miracle-Gro® Raised Bed Soil, which is just the right weight and texture for raised bed growing. If you want to expand your garden, place two 4 x 4 beds symmetrical on either side of a 3- to 4-foot path, wide enough for you and your tools. Try the Gourmets’ Mediterranean Garden, Easy Summer Garden, or Sweet & Spicy Pepper Garden for the second bed. Feed plants with Miracle-Gro® Shake ‘n Feed® Tomato, Fruit & Vegetable Plant Food to ensure they get all the nutrition they need.

Planting the 4 x 4-foot Bed 

Take inspiration from these planting options. The plan allows for some interpretation depending on your taste. These plants are pictured small to make the illustration simpler, but your bed will be spilling over as the plants grow! Following spacing on the plant labels, adding a few more plants than we have pictured if the spacing allows.

Plant a pizza garden with herbs, tomatoes, and peppers. Use this detailed planting plan.

Area 1 – Onions and Herbs

• 1 Greek oregano
• 1 Sweet basil
• 1 Spicy Globe basil
• 2 Italian parsley
• 1 Rosemary
• 22 Onions (we used Georgia Sweet)

Area 2 – Tomato and Peppers

• 1 Roma tomato (with cage or trellis)
• 1 Banana pepper (Hot or Sweet, with cage or trellis)
• 1 Bonnie’s Green Bell pepper (with cage or trellis)