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Friday, April 26, 2013

What is Square Foot Gardening?

When you're tight for space and still want to have a garden, that's when Square foot gardening comes into play.

Wikipedia explains it this way:
Square foot gardening is the practice of planning and creating small but intensively planted gardens. The practice combines concepts from other organic gardening methods, including a strong focus on compost, densely planted raised beds and biointensive attention to a small, clearly defined area. This method is particularly well-suited for areas with poor soil, beginner gardeners or as adaptive recreation for those with disabilities (Bartholomew, 2005).
The phrase "square foot gardening" was popularized by Mel Bartholomew in a 1981 Rodale Press book and subsequent PBS television series.
This is a chart that shows the basics - how many plants to plant in one square foot.

20161130 Update
I just came across a fantastic free online resource about square foot gardening that I just had to share ►Square Foot Gardening: The Ultimate “How To” Guide

Let me know if you found this information helpful and write a comment. ▼


Unknown said...

Thankyou for this! I am a beginner gardener but intend to run square foot gardening techniques in the 'conservatory area of the house we will be building soon (hopefully!) It is a fuel less house and can be seen on our website
All the best and God bless, Karen

Colorful Canary said...

Very nice easy to understand chart! I featured it on my blog today :)