Square Foot Gardening Adventure: Selecting Fall Plants

Selecting plants is definitely the most nerve wracking/awesomely fun part of the process. We had a general idea of what was recomended for fall and went from there. We went for a combination of seeds and transplants and it came to about $40. We definitely could have fit more transplants into the squares, but didn’t…

Square Foot Gardening Adventure: Garden Soil vs Mel’s Mix

I checked out the All New Square Foot Gardening book by Mel Bartholomew and I loved it. What a wonderful resource for novice gardeners like myself. The only sticking point about his system is the cost of the Mel’s Mix “soil.” 1/3 vermiculite 1/3 peat moss 1/3 compost When I called to price this at…