Asparagus Beans

These beans are a fun and tasty addition to your square foot garden. Asparagus beans are also known as yard-long beans, snake beans, or Chinese long beans. They have  vigorously growing vines that produce long slender pods usually growing to about a foot or longer. These beans are entertaining to grow! I also prefer them … Continue reading Asparagus Beans

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Seed Organizing & Storing

  If you start your plants from seeds you probably have piles of seed packets lying around the house, maybe shoved in a box or bag. This season when I sat down to start my transplant and started rummaging through my unorganized seed packets. I knew it was time to find a better system! Here … Continue reading Seed Organizing & Storing

Square Foot Plant Spacing

After you have built your square foot garden and are ready to plant, here is the correct spacing for each plant. Happy Gardening! Plant Spacing:    Asparagus: 1- 4 per sq ft Arugula: 4 per sq ft Beans: 9 per sq ft of bush variety or 8 per sqft of pole variety Beets:  9-16 per sq ft  Broccoli: … Continue reading Square Foot Plant Spacing

Cherry Tomatoes 

Cherry tomatoes are a great addition to your square foot garden. One plant produces AN ENORMOUS amount of plump and juicy tomatoes. Perfect for snacking and salads! Last year I planted four cherry tomato plants and we couldn't pick them fast enough! It was more than plenty for us to enjoy and share with our … Continue reading Cherry Tomatoes