An Introduction To Square Foot Gardening:

What is Square Foot Gardening?

Very simply put, Square Foot Gardening (SFG) is a whole new way of gardening, growing vegetables & fruits and contributing handsomely to the kitchen table even with the smallest of gardens at your disposal. The system adapts easily to all levels of experience, physical ability, and geographical location. You can now grow all you want […]

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What a difference the right soil can make

We normally use the same “Mel’s Mix” soil, that we use in our Square Foot Garden boxes, for our seedlings too but, a while back (and for some unknown reason) I purchased a bag of sta[...]

Choosing what to plant and where to plant it

OK, so you’ve built your boxes and grids, mixed your perfect soil and now you’re ready to plant some vegetables. Choosing what to plant in my Square Foot Garden, and where to plant it, gav[...]

Mixing Your Square Foot Garden Soil

A successful, flourishing and productive Square Foot Garden is quite easy to achieve, even if you ignore everything else except this advice: Don’t Skimp on the Soil! Quality soil is the number o[...]

Square Foot Garden Plant Spacing Guides

Now that you have your boxes built and the grids put on, it’s quite easy to visualise the plants growing in it. Maybe you’ve decided to have a trellis along the back or on the end of the b[...]

Planning Your Garden – Size

The three basic components of planning any SFG are: Size, Location and Design. In this first article I’ll talk about the number and the sizes of boxes that are recommended. Box Sizes and Quantit[...]

Building Your SFG Boxes

Square Foot Garden Boxes can be made from almost any untreated wood, stone, cinder blocks, bricks or even ‘man made’ wood and recycled plastic. We recommend using wood for your first SFG b[...]



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