MCG’s Family Gardening Program Plots

Moreau Community Garden’s Family Gardening Program plots are on their way. There are still a few plots left, but hurry and get your application in at Town Hall, 61 Hudson Street, Moreau. The plots are free to families who want to garden with children under the guidance of a master gardener.

Check out the photos:MCG-before

Pictured above are before (top) and after images of the plots in the Moreau Community Garden Family Gardening program. Below is a close-up of the green peppers plot that shows the square foot gardening technique that is being used.

Pictured above are before and after images of the plots in the Moreau Community Garden Family Gardening program. Below is a close-up of the green pepper’s plot that shows the square foot gardening technique that is being used.

In square foot gardening the plots are divided into one foot squares and depending on the size of the vegetable a set number of vegetables will be planted per square. In the case of green peppers, one plant is advised per square. This is a great way to learn about plant spacing, provide proper air circulation, allow for ease of weeding, and assure a good harvest.

In square foot gardening the plots are divided into one foot squares and depending on the size of the vegetable a set number of vegetables will be planted per square. This is a great way to learn about plant spacing, provide proper air circulation, allow for ease of weeding and assure a good harvest.

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