Gardening Jargon – Square foot gardening

Square foot gardening is a modern way of home gardening where the gardening area/ Raised garden bed or box is divided in to small square sections.


  • As plants are grown close, weeds find difficult to grow
  • Companion planting become more efficient
  • Easy to manage and plan


  • As plants are grown closer, the water and nutritional uptake needs balancing.

For home gardener, It gives simple and orderly gardening system.Following is the sample planning chart for square foot gardening.


If you notice , here we are using pest controlling plants along with veggies which gives a boost to organic way of growing vegetables.

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Happy Gardening !!