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Ways to Build Square Foot Gardens Affordably

Hi, Square-Footers! I want to build "square" foot beds from cinder blocks (must be thrifty this year, & not good with cutting lumber an…

Started by Bridget Laundra

10 Aug 12, 2012
Reply by Vicky Myers

Training cucumbers and squash

Has anyone used the verticle or angled supports to grow plants like cucumbers or squash? I'm interested in trying something this year and w…

Started by Pam Duczkowski MI-Z4

3 Jul 30, 2012
Reply by Anna Benner-Hellmann

Growing Up

This is going to be my second year at attempting to do the whole square foot gardening thing. I have plenty of room to grow enough for my w…

Started by Patrick A. Goss SC Zone 7a

0 Jan 26, 2012

How to

I have heard this (square foot gardening) over and over, but I have no idea how to do it. Would you mind giving me some pointers? Thank yo…

Started by Rosa--USDA Z 10/Sunset Z 22

13 Jun 29, 2011
Reply by R. Lee Jacintho

This is my Spring starting point

The photo below shows the progress of our SqFt garden so far this year.  For the most part we have grown only the cold tolerant crops, easi…

Started by Perry Rosenfeld

1 Jun 11, 2010
Reply by Nelly Bly

new missouri 5b member

I am Larry Witte aka muddy boots I am a sq.ft. gardener about 8 yrs. now. I started out gardening in tires of all sizes. a couple of years…

Started by Larry Witte

1 Jan 7, 2010


I know Mel says to use vermiculite and peat moss, but I've been reading that leaf mold can do the same thing as vermiculite and peat moss s…

Started by Violet (Zone 10)

1 Nov 27, 2009
Reply by Larry Witte

dry group

i guess every one is on other groups. I had hoped to see more activity on here,,even though there are not many members on here. of course i…

Started by Larry Witte

0 Nov 27, 2009

Roll Call... What's going in your SFG?

This is my first year doing SFG. So far I've got: Lettuce Radishes Tomatoes cukes Wando Peas Bush Beans Yukon Gold Potatoes Onions

Started by Toni Parker

11 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Toni Parker

Late spring, early summer bed....

Hi All! I just got another raised bed yesterday, and I was a little concerned that it might be too late to plant a regular garden. I don't…

Started by Adele Michelsen z6/7 LI, NY

6 Jul 13, 2009
Reply by Adele Michelsen z6/7 LI, NY


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Josephine Parsons posted photos
Lorraine Smith Pacific NW commented on Josephine Parsons's photo


"The eastside windowbox with the new fuchsia & begonias & lobelia & impatiens. Oh there's a coleus in there too."
Lorraine Smith Pacific NW left a comment for Josephine Parsons
"Josephine, I cover my deck & patio with very large containers so there is very little room for much else. My backyard is actually not much bigger than your yard-- with most of the lawn gradually removed! I just love to mix flowers up so they can…"
Lorraine Smith Pacific NW commented on Josephine Parsons's photo


"Your begonias are always delicious looking."

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