Maximize Your Garden’s Potential with Companion Planting Watch Video Gardening is a wonderful hobby that can bring joy and satisfaction, but did you know that certain plants can actually help each other grow better? This is known as companion planting, and it can be a game changer for your garden. By pairing plants that complement each other, you can not only boost the health and productivity of your garden, but also attract pollinators and deter pests. One great example of companion […]

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How We Use Square Foot Gardening to Maximize Our Planting Space in Our Backyard Garden!

Square foot gardening is a gardening method where you divide your gardening space out into square foot (12″) areas. Mel Bartholomew’s book Square Foot Gardening, introduced the idea of planting densely within 4’x4′ raised beds in this square foot method. This method helps to promote growing space when you have limited growing space within your garden. Each square can be planted with different crops depending on what crops are considered good companions.


Early Spring 2017 Planting of Peas, Onions, and Rosemary

We started our spring crops off by planting onions and peas! I also planted a rosemary bush I picked up from the nursery and I talk about how we use companion planting to help with cabbage moths. Dale SpoonemoreDale Spoonemore is the visionary co-founder of “From Seed to Spoon,” a groundbreaking platform that has revolutionized the way individuals approach gardening. His journey from a novice gardener to a leading advocate for sustainable living and mental […]