Here are some photos from the building of my beds for my square foot garden. Don’t know what square foot gardening is?
It is a very effective way of growing more in a smaller area. Please see the link at the bottom of this post for more information.
Here I am, starting on my very first squares, back in 2006.
Just measuring and laying out here
Now we made the big mistake, we built the beds using these tiles. All well and good it seemed, until the first winter, when they all froze and cracked and had to be replaced with cedar wood. We built a total of four 4X4 squares this first year, using the tiles
We built a total of four 4X4 squares this first year, using the tiles
Having moved on, and having replaced the tiles with cedar wood, now it’s on to building longer beds. These are 12X4. Second photo shows how deep I dig.
Here are the two long beds, finished:
A little later, all planted in:
And later in the season, all grown up:
For more information about square foot gardening, visit: www.squarefootgardening.com