Sore but excited

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by nandmsmom, Mar 28, 2006.

  1. nandmsmom

    nandmsmom Well-Known Member Supporter

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    This is my second year with a garden and my first year doing square foor gardening. This year I expanded my garden and now have 6 4x4 squares. It seems so small compared to what many of you have. Today I finished digging up the remainder for the expansion. Then I added composted cow manure, vermiculite and peat moss. I definitely need to mix it up a little more later, but it looks so nice! I can't wait to start planting. I'm in MA in zone 6, so I plan to start my cold weather crops in the next few weeks. Its been pretty warm lately, so I'm hoping it will just be a warm spring. We certainly are due!

    Heather
     
  2. VALENT

    VALENT Well-Known Member

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    THAT sounds like a very nice garden. Definitely mix it up as much as you can and keep letting everything assimilate. It sounds like you have a good plan.
     

  3. swamp man

    swamp man Well-Known Member

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    I dont know if my setup qualifies as "square foot" gardening,but I grow in 16x4 raised beds,and I plant intensively.I think you will be really suprised at what you will produce in those beds.Good luck.
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  4. Mid Tn Mama

    Mid Tn Mama Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I agree,. You will be able to grow a lot especially if you are mindful of putting something in when you take something out. Are you concentrating on short season varieties?