Calling all Square Foot Gardeners, the solutions you've been looking for are here in the form of the Square Foot Gardening Answer Book! You know the SFG method that has taken the US by storm, now see how to get more from your gardening efforts. Using proven techniques, appliances, and approaches, this book will put more harvest on your table, with no additional garden beds. For more than 30 years Mel Bartholomew has been answering questions from Square Foot Gardeners, and this book presents the very best of that information. Real solutions to real problems, directly from the inventor of the Square Foot Gardening method. It's your link to all the best secrets of growing produce.
About the Author
Mel Bartholomew was the founder and inventor of the Square Foot Gardening method and the author of All New Square Foot Gardening, the best-selling gardening book in America for a generation. The guide has sold 2.5 million copies since Bartholomew wrote the book in 1981. He hosted a PBS TV show for five years, and then was telecast for three more years on the Learning Channel and Discovery Network. Bartholomew presided over the nonprofit Square Foot Gardening Foundation, which encourages every household around the world to have a small garden and eat fresh, healthy vegetables that are uncontaminated. He passed away in May, 2016.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Planning & Locating Your Square Foot Garden 18
Chapter 2 Building Your SFG Boxes 42
Chapter 3 Planting & Harvesting Your SFG 62
Chapter 4 Working with Mel's Mix 98
Chapter 5 Dealing with Pests, Pets, and Problems in Your SFG 114
Chapter 6 End-of-Season & Out-of-Season Practices 142
Chapter 7 Making a Difference with SFG 156