Lucy’s Square Foot Gardening-cool season

On this page is a picture of my cool season square foot garden-that I planted in the early Spring of 2010—I planned it this way for a reason—The plants that draw benefit from each other are close together. 2010 was pretty chilly too like this winter —I like planting from plants in early spring rather than seed-because it can be really chilly– but then heat up all of a sudden so I chose to plant on March 2nd that year –if I was planting from seed I would have had to start earlier with some plants. So it’s still early […]

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Square foot gardening Texas

My Approach to Gardening by the Square Foot

I do recommend that you refer to The Square Foot Gardening Book by Mel Bartholomew for good information on how many of each plant to place in a square foot area and some good set up ideas for vertical frames and covering cool season plants. His plant by plant info is general enough that it is ok too- I do not use the same mix that he recommends in his book for my square foot garden ( I have tried it and it isn’t bad but it is hard to mix by yourself and not my favorite)– I prefer to […]

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