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Post  quiltbea on 5/27/2012, 2:01 pm

I don't know about others, but I can always use every square for a crop of one kind or another. I started with flowers in one corner space of each bed, nasturtiums and marigolds, and loved them.

Now that I want those spaces better utilized, I put flowers in pots instead. I found that if you place a brick diagonally across any corner of your bed, you can then set a pot on top of it and you haven't used any squares for them.

Above: Marigolds the old way, in a corner square, This was the end of Sept when I was getting my beds ready for winter sleep. The flowers took up the whole square and then some.

Above: Here's one pot of Pansies today on a corner brick, out of the way of the crops in the square.

Here's another in the corner of my A-frame. I also have nasturtiums, marigolds and petunias in pots and I now put food in the corner square.


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