Category: Getting Started

Planting and Transplanting

Planting Seeds Here’s what you’ll need: Packets of seeds (I prefer to cut the corner of mine, and have them all upright in a tupperware) Pencil Garden plan Watering can Before you even walk...

Why Square Foot Gardening?

There are many different ways to garden, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. To begin, I thought I’d explain why, when I wanted to garden, I chose the square foot method. Easy¬†Setup: The...

Designing Your Square Foot Garden Beds

Note: This post discusses planning and building your square foot garden beds. If your beds are already constructed, go here for information about planning your square foot gardening layout. As you choose a design...

Square Foot Gardening Soil

How to Create Mel’s Mix You may be asking “whose mix”? Mel Bartholemew is the author of All New Square Foot Gardening and the founder of the square foot gardening method. He recommends filling...

Buying Seeds and Plants

I will admit, when it comes to buying seeds and plants I’m not that fancy. I haven’t yet ventured into the world of catalogs and heirloom seeds. I have gotten my seeds from several...