Square Foot Garden – Soil Mixture

Vege soil mixture

They say to have a great garden you must have great soil. So starting with suggestions of square foot gardeners I created my own soil.  The original recipe called for equal parts compost, vermiculite and peat moss. This mixture turned out to be too light for Colorado heat and dried out too quickly. **Note peat… Continue reading Square Foot Garden – Soil Mixture

Square Foot Gardening Plan

To best plan our small plot for vegetables, I am learning about square foot gardening. This technique uses the principle of marking coordinates to best utilize a space. Instead of rows that may have two feet of empty space on either side allowing room for weeds to grow, one or more plants are fit into… Continue reading Square Foot Gardening Plan