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Square Foot Gardening and The Seeding Square #WeSowWeGrow

Hey all! I’m back with some garden goodies for you! I was sent the Seeding Square for the Community Garden, and I LOVE IT! I did tell Shomari last year that I wanted something that would make it easier to plant in the garden without having to “eye” it. Even though “eyeing” it didn’t do so badly last year, it’s just nice to have something in our toolbox to make sure that we’re doing things properly, and in order. It’s also great to have for those folks who may come and help us plant that don’t really have the ability to “eye” it. You know what I mean? 

Seeding Square

This seeding square foot gardening template is great for kids too! We’re going to share on We Sow We Grow next weekend, while the kids are using it to sow directly into the soil. Make sure to tune it! 

 

I explain how the handy chart in the seeding square helps guide you as to what seeds you need to plant in what formation. It’s a great sturdy tool, and I think that our community garden will be purchasing several more to have on hand so that people can use them, without having to wait for a turn. It’s such a great way to simplify something that so many people may not find as simple as it can be. It’s scary planting so many plants so close together. I remember when I saw that corn could be planted four in one square foot, I hemmed and hawed for a good week or two before just biting the bullet. Now, no one needs to wait as long as I did! 

Seeding Square Review

I’m so excited to expand and grow beyond our greatest imaginations! I’m also grateful for the group of gardeners of all levels, who hang out with me weekly, and make sure that we’re all sowing and growing, together. 

Seeding Square Review

Happy growing, and see you next week! 

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10 Comments

  • Reply
    Kemkem
    April 21, 2017 at 11:17 am

    This looks like a useful tool. I am hopeless at gardening but l’m game to try it :-).

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    Mimi Green
    April 21, 2017 at 9:25 pm

    Gardening isn’t my thing but my 5-year-old is a beast at it. Last year she grew green peppers, tomatoes, and strawberries. Right now she, ha some marigolds taking over my window. This weekend she is planting five things. I can’t wait to watch them grow. She is a natural.

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    Tanya Barnett
    April 22, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    I love backyard gardening. This will be my second year of not getting out there because of the time commitment.

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    Holly
    April 23, 2017 at 7:35 pm

    My sister loves gardening. I will have to share this with her.

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    Jonna
    April 23, 2017 at 9:04 pm

    I would really love to do some gardening on my patio but I’m not sure what I can grow. I think I need to start with just keeping my plants alive before I try to grow food lol

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    Lauren
    April 23, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    I keep saying I want to start a little garden. I’ll have to keep this tool in mind. It looks really handy.

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    ShaBree Henry
    April 25, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    My parents loved gardening. We grew practically everything. I’m one of those that will have to start with something that I don’t have to keep an eye on.

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    Kim
    April 25, 2017 at 8:11 pm

    Funny, I was JUST telling my best friend that I want to plant some things in my garden this spring. I love the look of gardens but I have no green thumb.

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    Elle (CleverlyChanging)
    April 26, 2017 at 5:54 am

    Your advice is the truth. We will be planting this weekend in our raised flower bed. I have to clear out the weeds first but I will get this square tool to see how it helps us.

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    Mimi
    May 22, 2017 at 10:01 pm

    That is SO cool! Finally got a chance to watch your video. Super informative. My beds are definitely too far apart. I haven’t had success with corn, but I think it’s because I didn’t have them growing close enough. I have got to get this for next year. It’s been an abysmal spring for my veggies so far.
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