vegetable gardening

Square Foot Vegetable Gardening Means No More Weeds

Square foot vegetable gardening means no more weeds, no more tilling, no more thinning and no more digging. Square foot vegetable gardening is the new rage in America. It takes less water, a bag of soil from your local gardening store and no hard work. How much easier can it get?

Whether you live in a house, condo, apartment or a room with a terrace, square foot vegetable gardening is the easiest way to assure fresh vegetables. It makes a wonderful family project as it teaches children about nature when living in the city. It gives everyone the fresh vegetable taste which is lacking in grocery store produce. You do not use any fertilizers or pesticides because it is easy to protect. The physical hard work is eliminated and people with mental or physical limitations can all prepare and maintain such a garden. Square foot vegetable gardening is an example of gardening at its simplest.

The Specifics

Square foot vegetable gardening consists basically of a 4 foot by 4 foot container. The container can be smaller or larger depending on the space where it is to be located. The height should be approximately 11 inches. The majority of gardening stores have square foot vegetable gardening kits for sale. They come in self-watering, water-resistant, compact sizes perfect for decks, patios or tiny balconies. Or the purchase of a couple of 2X4ís will help create a fun family project. They also have steel trellises which clip to the side of your square foot garden to assist your tall, viny, vegetable plants. Grab a couple of bags of rich fertile soil from the gardening store, some seed packets and your square foot vegetable gardening project is underway.

There will be no weeds in your square foot vegetable garden. The heavy work of digging holes and furrows in your backyard is eliminated. A cute watering can is all that is needed to water your garden. There is virtually no chance of over watering because of the control you have over your watering can. There is no thinning involved because you only plant the exact amount of seeds or seedlings. The expense of hardware is eliminated because you can use a spoon to plant your seeds. Square foot vegetable gardening produces 100 per cent harvest in only 20 per cent of the space. All you have to do now is sit in your hammock, put on some sunscreen, sip some ice tea and watch your garden grow.


Related Items

square foot vegetable gardening
Find gardening boxes, gardening books and square foot gardening grids and information at the Official Square Foot Gardening StoreRead more
Square Foot Gardening Store | Raised Bed Planters, Square ...
All New Square Foot Gardening: Grow More in Less Space! By Mel Bartholomew www.squarefootgardening.comRead more
SQUARE FOOT GARDENING
Instructions to design, build, water, and fertilize square foot gardens, including pictures and reports of personal garden.Read more


Gardening Tip #3

Powdery mildew is the common fungus mostly affects your ornamental plants. This will create white film on the leaves of the plants in your garden. Even other ornamental plants such as Sand cherry and Dogwoods are also getting affected with this fungus. Efficient gardening is necessary to curtail the growth of this fungus. You can easily prevent this by spraying general fungicide in the garden centre.