Garden Harvesting

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for and finally you’ll get to enjoy the fruits of you hard labor! It’s garden harvesting time! One of the greatest things about the square foot garden is that you can have a multitude of different veggies in the box/es you set up. We have over 20 different types […]

Pests/Wildlife in the Garden

Pests and wildlife can become a quick and serious problem in your garden. Unless you’re an experienced gardener, their presence can catch you off-guard. We first experienced this with our avocado trees a couple of years ago. Squirrels were ravaging through our trees and we felt helpless. We moved into our home at the end […]

Plant from Seeds

When it comes to planting, there’s different ways to get going – plant from seeds, cuttings or transplants. We opted to plant our square foot garden from seeds, with one exception: basil. I had picked up some leftover Thai basil from a pho place (they always give you way too much!) and put it in a […]

Garden Watering System

How will you be watering your new garden? That’s a question you should be thinking of early in the process. Setting up a watering system is easier when you start you garden vs in the middle of growing season. A watering system isn’t necessary, but it certainly can make your life easier. You can choose to […]

Garden Soil

Having good soil for your garden plants is absolutely critical, so give it the attention it deserves. In the Square Foot Garden book, the author, Mel Bartholomew, recommends Mel’s Mix. It is a combination of the following ingredients: 1/3 peat moss (or coco coir) 1/3 coarse vermiculite and 1/3 of a good blended compost made […]

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