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Square Foot Gardening: Building the grid

One of the things I love best about Square Foot Gardening is how beautifully it fits into my “structured and organized” brain.

I like for things to have their place, and the square foot grid does that for my veggies.

Really, what did you expect from me? I’m a librarian who grows veggies. :)

As my second post in my Square Foot Gardening series, I’ve prepared a YouTube video to show you exactly how easy it is to organize your veggie garden. Mel Bartholomew builds a wooden grid. I don’t have time or the frustration tolerance to do it that way. My way is simple, effective and can be done in just a few minutes.

Square Foot Gardening: Building the grid


See? Easy peasy!

Now, tell me…what veggies are YOU going to grow?

And come back on Tuesday for a description of how to decide which veggies go in each square. There’s a logical method, and I’ll explain how I decide what goes where.

Your homework in the meantime? Get your raised bed. Get your soil and compost materials. Get your grid built.

If you’re just now joining us for the series, catch up with these posts:

Square Foot Gardening: The Beginning