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First attempt at Square Foot Gardening

Post  karamorgan on 5/16/2010, 10:28 am

I stumbled upon the Square Foot Method this spring and immediately dug out my winter plants and the top 6" of soil in my raised bed and started prepping my summer garden to use the square foot method! My husband was less than thrilled in the beginning, but now that he is seeing the results he is so excited too! I don't think I'll ever use a different method in my raised bed from now on!

Here are some pics of the summer crops getting started!
Okay full view of raised bed in back

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Re: First attempt at Square Foot Gardening

Post  camprn on 5/16/2010, 10:52 am

WOW! Looking GREAT! Shocked
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Post  Selandra on 5/16/2010, 10:59 am

Looking really good, love the bamboo screen in the background!!
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Post  Retired Member 1 on 5/16/2010, 11:24 am

Wow! Very lovely -- both the construction of the beds and the plants themselves.

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Beautiful Garden

Post  alouwomack on 5/16/2010, 6:07 pm

Hi Kara,

Your garden looks amazing! Good Job. I'm doing the SFG method for the first time this year and I'm loving it too!

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Post  carolintexas on 5/16/2010, 6:15 pm

Beautiful plants and boxes! In what part of the world do you live? You are doing a great job.

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Post  boffer on 5/16/2010, 6:56 pm

Thanks for the great pix. You can learn how to put your location under your name here: http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/faq.htm
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Post  llang43 on 5/24/2010, 3:47 pm

For a first attempt, it looks wonderful!! Keep doing what your doing!
Enjoy!
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Re: First attempt at Square Foot Gardening

Post  johnfromfl on 5/24/2010, 4:09 pm

Great Job of doing SFG. Your garden looks Great!!!!

Side note: Have you ever noticed that all SFG's are alike execpt for the plants?


Good luck with your Harvest!!
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Post  junequilt on 5/24/2010, 6:10 pm

Beautiful! I envy you the corn -- we got ours started too late for corn, but next year . . .
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Post  cherriesjubilee on 5/24/2010, 7:03 pm

The corn looks great. I can't wait to hear how it did with the SFG.
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Post  herbarium on 5/24/2010, 7:14 pm

Looks great!

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Re: First attempt at Square Foot Gardening

Post  1chichi on 5/28/2010, 11:08 pm

InCrEdIbLE I love it!

How did you get your corn to stand so straight?
Most of mine has fallen down, even though I planted at the recommended depth.
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