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Anyone used squarefoot gardening?
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ed    Posted 02-09-2002 at 19:37:31       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have seen and have read about this type of gardening but I would like to know if anyone has done it or is doing it. At present do all my planting in rows. I would like to try this and would like info. Thanks ED


Donna    Posted 02-14-2002 at 13:21:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
THanks everyone now I know what it is, I was sure scratching my head as to what in this round world it was, hehehehe


Ole Cuss    Posted 02-10-2002 at 14:52:08       [Reply]  [No Email]

The link to the website of the original Square Foot Gardening innovator, Mel Bartholomew, is below.


Donna    Posted 02-10-2002 at 10:32:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
Would you tell me what is Square foot gardening??


ed    Posted 02-10-2002 at 10:40:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
Square foot gardening is where you grow your plants in #1 proper spaceing, #2ability to grow more in less space, #3 have bigger yeilds.

I have as yet not tryed this method but as I see in a web search for square foot gardening ther are alot of sites. I'm going to try this year and see how it works. Wish me luck. ED


Ole Cuss    Posted 02-10-2002 at 03:06:01       [Reply]  [No Email]

I've used it for 15 years and love it.


Okie-Dokie    Posted 02-10-2002 at 05:06:31       [Reply]  [Send Email]
We tried the square foot gardening technique and it worked just fine for us. the drawback was the extra time it took for us to maintain the garden, so we went back to traditional row type gardening.


Ole Cuss    Posted 02-10-2002 at 14:50:26       [Reply]  [No Email]

My experience is quite the opposite: it takes me much less time to weed and maintain the overall garden. Maybe it was a difference in crops: I put in potatoes, peppers, beans, carrots, parsnips, onions, and tomatoes.


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