Square Foot Gardening
There are many benefits to square foot gardening and more and more people are deciding to do their gardening this way. So, what is it, and what are the advantages of using this method rather than the traditional method of planting in rows?
Square foot gardening is done in 1 foot squares with 4 of them making up 4 foot by 4 foot blocks. These blocks are a maximum of 4 feet because that allows you to reach into the entire planting area without having to step on the soil and thus compacting it. Each 1 foot square can be divided into smaller squares depending on the space needs of each particular plant. Continue reading