How We Maximize Planting Space

How We MAXIMIZE Planting Space In Our Gardens

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In this video, Dale discusses our methods for planting and thinning seedlings. He talks about square foot gardening and the benefits of the seeding square. See more videos & download our free iOS, Android, and web app @ seedtospoon.net See full backyard tour at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y67eQFsLxDs Square Foot Gardening Book: https://amzn.to/2R3QlY3 Seeding Square: https://amzn.to/2R3MQ3Q  

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Why We LOVE the Seeding Square for Square Foot Gardening!

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The seeding square makes square foot gardening easy for everyone! The color-coded seed spacer optimizes your space for square foot gardening and helps you maximize your planting space in your garden. Check our blog about square foot gardening here. Our favorite use of the seeding square is using it for our kids. It helps them not only to plant, but to teach colors and counting as well! Great gardening tool! You can buy Seeding Square […]

Q&A_ What is Square Foot Gardening_

Q&A: What is Square Foot Gardening?

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Q: What is square foot gardening? A: 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 […]

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How to Start a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden in 4 EASY Steps!

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Friends that are interested in trying to grow some of their own food have reached out to me and asked what they should do to get started. Much like I was when I started, they’re often overwhelmed by all of the various information out there about how to grow food and have no idea where to start. Here are the four simple steps I give anyone that asks me what they should do to get […]

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Our 5 Biggest Rookie Mistakes in the Garden

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I read lots of “common beginner mistakes” blog post and articles when I started growing food, but that didn’t stop me from making them! Hopefully, this post will help you avoid the mistakes I made and avoid some of the pitfalls we encountered in our first two years. 1. Overwatering Overwatering is one of the most common mistakes new gardeners make and I’ve certainly been guilty of it myself. The roots need to be able […]