Installing our Square Foot Garden Boxes


Our plans are coming along nicely now. The boxes are built, the garden is cleared and most importantly… our Sphagnum Peat Moss has finally arrived – We can mix our perfect soil (Mel’s Mix) at last. After yesterdays little escapades in the garden (digging, cutting and clearing the garden), I’m not too enthusiastic about the […]

Building our first Square Foot Garden Boxes


Well, we built our first Square Foot Garden boxes today and I must say that it was a little bit more involved than I thought it would be. Not to worry though, now that I’ve done it and ironed out most of the ‘kinks’ for you (and for myself for the next batch of boxes) […]

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 Quantity. This would depend on your reasons for starting a Square Foot Garden in the first place. If you simply wanted to […]

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 box as it is more portable, cheaper and easier to work with, although not as long lasting as brick or stone. Wooden boxes […]


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