OPP: Creating A Garden Plan with My Square Foot Garden

Today’s OPP post is a recommendation for you to check out a gardening website I have been frequenting. My Square Foot Garden is the go-to site for all things SFG. It is run by a gardener named Emily and she has compiled a HUGE store of how-to’s for noobs like me. If fact, I learned from her site how to properly plant my raised bed. I am building a 4 x 8 raised bed and this post Creating A (Square Foot) Garden Plan – My Square Foot Garden was a great place for me to start.

Here was my shot-in-the-dark plan:

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I revised the plan after I checked out the tools listed here, which provide great tips on plant specifics and companion planting. I learned Lettuce likes some shade and Basil planted in the middle of the Lettuce can help deter pests. Needless to say, I’ve made some revisions:
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My Square Foot Garden has it all. How to choose a gardening method, how to plan and tips on how to actually plant each food type. Seriously, the section on how to build your garden even has cost comparisons! Even if you are a seasoned gardener I’d bet you could find something new on your visit. Go check it out!

If you are a raised bed gardener – lets hear about it in the comments! Got any tips for a noob like me? What do you think about my plan so far?

Stay crafty my friends,
<3 Roni

10 thoughts on “OPP: Creating A Garden Plan with My Square Foot Garden

  1. Jana Thomas~Ortega says:

    Oooooh this is perfection! As I’ve been staring at our huge raised beds that have been bitten by this frost and are in need of my serious attention to prepare the dirt for this seasons crops I’ve been wondering how to better landscape it to optimize the space.

    This share of yours just answered that question and I love how detailed it is and organized.

    Thank u so much for sharing! Will now reblog it onto my own blog for easy access as I begin the project 😉 great find!

  2. Jana Thomas~Ortega says:

    Reblogged this on The Art of This n' That and commented:
    What a great gardening tool for planning your upcoming raised bed seasons veggie garden!

    Been looking and contemplating the “how & what to plant where” for nearly a month to no avail…

    This adaptive and interactive tool does all the work for ya. Can’t wait to begin pluggin in my data and get to playing in the dirt 😉

  3. Jonathan 3.141592 says:

    Great recommendation. Thanks for that.
    I’m quite curios how your garden gonna be in some weeks. I’ll post about our garden too – as soon as this funny winter will end. :
    Do you expect getting snow once again at your place?

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