We will transform you into an SFG gardener!

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.

 

A SQUARE YARD IN THE SCHOOL YARD

Learn more about how to get ‘A Square Yard in the School Yard’ to your school. Contact us for details on this tremendous hands-on STEM learning project that also supports health and nutrition lesson plans.

 

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

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.

 

LEARN TO SQUARE FOOT GARDEN!

With over 600 Certified Instructors worldwide, a best-selling gardening book plus online, self-paced "how to SFG" courses, we're here to make your Square Foot Gardening experience successful, fun and easy.

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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.

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“Traditional row gardening is wasteful, inefficient and a whole lot of back-breaking work - everything that Square Foot Gardening is not.”

Mel Bartholomew

The originator and inventor of the Square Foot Gardening™ method

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