Monthly Archives: May 2011

Square Foot Gardening Part 5

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Today I thought I’d spend some time talking tomatoes. And trellising. There are three ways to manage tomato plants. Caging— putting a circular support around your tomatoes and allowing them to bush, staking— using a central stake to support your … Continue reading

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Square Foot Gardening—Part 4

We’ve discussed creating,┬ápreparing, and designing your SFG. Planting is the simple part. You can either go with seeds or starts. Those plants that grow faster, have a shorter gowing season, or mature later, can begin wtih seeds. Just follow the … Continue reading

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Square Foot Gardening Part 3

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In this section we will discuss spacing of your plants, and how to accomodate them. Needless to say, different plants requre different space needs. This can be achieved through planting or thinning. Let’s start with those requiring the most space. … Continue reading

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Square Foot Gardening–Part 2

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OK–so you’ve gotten the box built, it’s in place, and you’ve gotten landscaping fabric down. What next? Oh, yeah, dirt! But not just any dirt, and actually, not really dirt at all. We used what is called “Mel’s Mix” Here’s … Continue reading

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