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We’re celebrating the season of giving and we need your help. Join us and imagine a world where FOOD INSECURITY can be changed one square at a time. Your donation will support the Square Foot Gardening Foundation's grant program to build more Square Foot Gardens in local USA communities and international organizations that teach the Square Foot Gardening Method.



Square Foot Gardening is the proven, efficient, small-space way to grow vegetables, used for over 40 years. Created by Mel Bartholomew, author of the best-selling gardening book in North America, this fun and easy Method has taught millions of first time gardeners how to grow their own organic, delicious produce.



Around the globe, families are growing their own food using Mel Bartholomew's Square Foot Gardening Method. With less waste and less water, SFG is a sustainable, low-tech solution for food-insecure communities in many regions of the world.


Recent Blogs

Our Podcast with Seed to Spoon

Earlier this summer we chatted with Dale and Carrie Spoonemore, founders of "From Seed to Spoon."

This Oklahoma couple started their veggie gardening journey in 2015 after buying Mel's Square Foot Gardening book at a Lowe's!

If you didn't catch the podcast in our last consumer email, here's your chance.

Planting Chart Cheat Sheets

Mel wanted every gardener - experienced or beginner - to have a great experience growing their own food. The awesome planting charts in the back of the Square Foot Gardening book are a tremendous help.

Small-space organic gardening, plant-based living, self-sufficiency…

What's in your garden
can minimize fossil fuel consumption -
the SFG Way of Life

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