wheat grass! I’ve never done this before and I’ve never known anybody to grow it. I didn’t follow any of the 1,4,9,16 spacing rules for planting either. I just sprinkled it over the square, covered it my homemade compost and watered it in. I think you can see the label-it must grow pretty quick because it’s supposed to be 4″ tall in a week. I’m growing this for two reasons. First, we’ve got a couple of people in our family who juice the stuff. Not me-I wouldn’t want anything to do with it. Second, when it’s done I will turn it over and will effectively compost this square with a cover crop. This will add a significant amount of nitrogen. I’m telling you, this soil is just loaded with all kinds of good stuff. No wonder why everything grows so well and so easily! If it does grow that fast I suspect I’ll be growing a square every other week. Today the weather was sunny, a little cool with a light breeze. I’ve been experimenting with a new technique that I will be sharing with those attending my workshops. It makes your square foot garden more productive in terms of time and yield. I think I can say it works because I’ve duplicated it three times now. Things in your SFG should be coming along pretty well if you’re in zone 6. You’ll have about 3 more weeks before you can begin to really load up your gardens with all the fun summer things-like squash, zucchini, pole beans and tomatoes. Do you know how to grow zucchini in 1 square foot? If you’re not then it’s taking up 9 spaces. Come to one of my workshops….I will show you how to only use 1 square for zucchini and all the other ninja secrets, and there’s quit a few of them..and by the way-that thing below the post asking for your email if you like this blog? It’s not quit ready to go yet That’s the other project I’m working on and I’ll have that fixed very shortly. Pretty slick though, isn’t it?…..
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