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Victory garden poster. 1918

Victory garden poster. 1914

Victory garden poster. 1939

War garden poster. 1919

Victory garden poster. 1943

Victory garden poster. 1918

WHAT IS SQUARE FOOT GARDENING?

In this short video, Mel introduces Square Foot Gardening.  Watch it here.

HOW TO BUILD A RAISED BED

The Garden Gal shows you the basics of building a raised bed.  Find it here.

MIXING MEL’S MIX – REAL TIME

How to make Mel’s soil mix.  Find it here.

 

RAISING WORMS

I have thought about raising worms, but never got around to it. Now that my garden boxes are in place, I may take this on. This site is loaded with all kinds of great information about raising worms.  Click here to check it out.

GROWING SINGLE STEM TOMATOES VERTICALLY IN A SQUARE FOOT GARDEN

To all of you square footers out there, John and Tyler explain the reason for growing single stem tomatoes.  Watch the video here.

GOT GRASS CLIPPINGS?

If so, give this video a look.

In-line water filters

In-line water filter for your organic garden.   Find it here.

How to make GREAT compost fast

There are many ways to make compost. Let’s start with this one. Click here

Square Foot self irrigation grids in action

This is the best square foot garden set up I have come across.  Waist high boxes with automatic watering grids.  Outstanding!  Check it out here.

Watering systems

I have my entire garden on a watering system.  It’s simple, no timers or expensive gadgets,  just on and off using  standard 5/8″ lines with emitters running off of that.  Looking around the net, I came across a couple of ideas that I may switch over to.  Here is one of them.

Victory garden poster. WWI

Victory garden poster. 1918

Victory garden poster. 1917

Victory garden poster. 1919