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The 10 Basics of Square Foot Gardening

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The 10 Basics of Square Foot Gardening

Post  sfgteachers on 2/18/2014, 12:52 pm

For any  newbies out there!

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Re: The 10 Basics of Square Foot Gardening

Post  sanderson on 2/18/2014, 1:56 pm

MM has my vote. So much fun to play in it with bare hands. Plus it really works.

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Re: The 10 Basics of Square Foot Gardening

Post  sfgteachers on 2/18/2014, 2:49 pm

I Agree! MM is about the most important basic to get right too.

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Re: The 10 Basics of Square Foot Gardening

Post  Marc Iverson on 2/18/2014, 4:31 pm

IMO MM is probably the most important and also hardest thing to get right ... right after sun exposure, which, if you ain't got it, you ain't got it. At least poor MM might still be pretty good, if only because of all the good structure and water retention you get from vermiculite and peat and even most poor composts and compost blends. But the sun is the boss of you.

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Re: The 10 Basics of Square Foot Gardening

Post  walshevak on 2/18/2014, 9:47 pm

I agree, MM.  I can plant in a bed, container, pot, tabletop, or on the ground with MM and get good results.

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The 10 Basics of Square Foot Gardening: #2 The Boxes

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10 SFG Basics: #5 Mels Mix

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