Monthly Archives: April 2011

tomatoes!

it may be a smidge early, but i couldn’t resist planting tomatoes this weekend. if it’s going to frost, i can cover them or even dig them back up and bring them inside for the night. we got the “bonnie” … Continue reading

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cool weather crops

a couple of weeks ago, i planted lettuce and spinach. in the square foot gardening method, you can plant four lettuce seeds in a square. so, i used a pencil to poke four holes in one square. then i took … Continue reading

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dirt and stuff

after we prepared the space and box, it was time to add the soil. mel (the square foot gardening guru) says to use a three part mixture: vermiculite, peat moss and compost. we had to call around to find the … Continue reading

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my square foot garden

when i was little, my dad had a garden in our backyard. i remember picking green beans and the time the raccoons ate all the corn the day before we were going to pick it. i refused to eat spinach … Continue reading

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