Square Foot Gardening Soil Calculator
How much Mel’s Mix™ do you need?
Calculate the amount of Mel's Mix you need for your Square Foot Gardening bed.
The magic of Square Foot Gardening is not only the space planning, but in the soil mix. These are the ingredients and quantities for Mel’s Mix™, which will ensure that your Square Foot Garden thrives and produces far better than gardens grown in standard garden soil.
Here are some handy charts explaining how much Mel’s Mix™ you need for common Square Foot Gardening bed sizes and explaining how many 5 gallon buckets each of peat moss, compost, and coarse vermiculite you need to make specific volumes of Mel’s Mix™.