Learn how to start a square-foot garden, including proper plant spacing and garden planning techniques, to help you grow more food in less space.
In “The All New Square-Foot Gardening,” gardening author Mel Bartholomew outlines a plan for every gardener to grow more food in less space. The key is understanding plant spacing and planting in grids to maximize the amount of crops that can be grown in a single square foot. An added bonus? With the informed garden planning and intensive planting techniques used in this method, your garden will save you time, money and labor.
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Use this plant spacing chart to help you with your garden planning.
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Each of these raised, framed garden beds is planted using the square-foot gardening technique. Each square foot is marked with a line of string as a visual aid to ensure accurate plant spacing.