Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» The Research Journey:cardboard covering of newly planted seeds
by saganco Today at 9:43 pm

» Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies
by sanderson Today at 9:41 pm

» Cardboard and food question
by saganco Today at 9:39 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 6:44 pm

» 1st Seed Catalog Arrived :)
by Scorpio Rising Today at 6:40 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by Turan Today at 6:39 pm

» December Avatar: 'Tis The Season!
by Scorpio Rising Today at 6:36 pm

» Tomato Questions
by Scorpio Rising Today at 6:33 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by sanderson Today at 2:42 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson Today at 2:40 pm

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by countrynaturals Today at 11:44 am

» New England December 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:45 pm

» Mushroom in my lettuce!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:40 pm

» Garden Clean-Up/Preparation
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:33 pm

» 5-BOOK BUNDLE GIVEAWAY - ENDS 12/1/17
by No_Such_Reality Yesterday at 4:15 pm

» N&C MW; Deep Winter December/January 2017-2018
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 1:36 pm

» December: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 1:24 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by brianj555 Yesterday at 12:50 pm

» WARNING! Please Read! (Especially Grandparents)
by Scorpio Rising 12/9/2017, 8:53 pm

» Mid-South: December 2017
by brianj555 12/9/2017, 7:29 pm

» The start of the New Garden
by brianj555 12/9/2017, 1:35 pm

» Holy snow Batman!
by countrynaturals 12/8/2017, 6:26 pm

» First Year Square Foot Gardening in Zone 9 South Mississippi
by CapeCoddess 12/8/2017, 3:09 pm

» A compost calculator
by kygardener 12/8/2017, 1:34 pm

» Today's Harvest
by brianj555 12/8/2017, 8:46 am

» California's Drought
by countrynaturals 12/7/2017, 1:45 pm

» Freeze warning
by sanderson 12/7/2017, 1:04 pm

» What's Up? Yukon gold potatoes!
by countrynaturals 12/7/2017, 12:41 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in December 2017
by countrynaturals 12/7/2017, 12:14 pm

» Wind Damaged Broccoli
by Roseinarosecity 12/6/2017, 3:43 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

My Garden Plan Graphic

View previous topic View next topic Go down

My Garden Plan Graphic

Post  kellyvaughn on 6/7/2015, 4:16 pm

I am a new square foot gardener and wanted to share my plans with you. I tried doing them on graph paper, but I wanted much more control. I am a graphic designer by profession, so I created my garden plan in Adobe InDesign using tables (and cell styles).  I also wrote a blog article about it on one of the websites I write for.

To figure out where each plant was to go, I consulted a companion planting guide, but I had to make some changes along the way, after insects infested my kale which I decided to rip out), and some of my squash died. But my actual garden is mostly the same as how I drew up these plans. Now that the squashes and tomatoes are getting bigger, I can mostly tell them apart without having to consult my plan every day. 

I also keep a shopping list in the white space on the left, and a to-do list in the white space on the right.


http://indesignsecrets.com/supercharge-graphic-productivity-cell-styles.php
avatar
kellyvaughn

Posts : 2
Join date : 2015-04-10
Location : North Carolina

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Garden Plan Graphic

Post  donnainzone5 on 6/7/2015, 6:43 pm

You're so creative!  That's incredible.
avatar
donnainzone5

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 2179
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 70
Location : Bend, OR (Zone 5-6)

View user profile http://www.amway.com/DonnaKBecker

Back to top Go down

Re: My Garden Plan Graphic

Post  Marc Iverson on 6/7/2015, 8:18 pm

Just a note ... some kale is less attractive to bugs. I had aphids all over my dino kale last year, but they were much less interested in my russian winter kale that was planted right next to it. And frequently the russian kale had no aphids at all.

Mine was subtly aromatic, so maybe that turned the bugs off.
avatar
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3638
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 56
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Garden Plan Graphic

Post  sanderson on 6/8/2015, 3:29 am

Hi Kelly, Such a pretty chart! I think most of us end up erasing and scribbling in different plants until you can't recognize it! Embarassed Do you have trellises along one side of the boxes?

Regarding aphids on something. Sometimes, a plant takes one for the team. If it keeps bugs off neighbors, it may be worth it. Just thinking out loud.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15058
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Garden Plan Graphic

Post  AtlantaMarie on 6/8/2015, 8:08 am

Wow...  VERY nice chart!

The only thing I've had problems with on aphids so far is pink hull peas.  So far...  But I haven't tried kale yet.
avatar
AtlantaMarie

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4352
Join date : 2014-03-18
Age : 54
Location : Buford, GA - Zones 7B/8A

View user profile http://www.defensivespecialties.com

Back to top Go down

Re: My Garden Plan Graphic

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum