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The most direct way to thwart interloping weeds is to just grab them by hand and pull them out. So, if you need a reference on setting up your garden, check this out. What used to be a chore is now a pleasant break from my routine and a source of pride to visitors. Anyone gardening or farming on a small scale I came across Lee Reich's book a few years ago in our local library. To water them, I run half-inch mainline piping along the row of plants, then plug a quarter-inch barbed transfer fitting into the mainline piping at each bush.

Early in the season, once the weather warms, spray weekly, then progress to a biweekly or monthly schedule, depending on the weather and weed growth. For larger systems, consider hiring a landscape professional.

Generally, this involves nothing more than using nutrient-rich mulches for plants that are heavy feeders, and other mulches for light feeders. Bone meal, seaweed and wood ashes are all good sources of phosphorus and potassium. Jim Nayes Probably better used as a reference book.

Over time this will create a much healthier layer of dirt on the surface, which is better than constantly trying to pull nutrients from deeper levels of soil. While no garden is truly weedless, it is much easier to stay ahead of the weeds using Lee's approach. Also called a lateral line, this piping connects the water supply to feeder tubes. So, you should instead plan your garden ahead of time and make intentional pathways that aren't growing anything. Because I never till my soil, I grow cover crops, such as oats, peas and barley that naturally succumb to winter cold here in New York.

Then I plug in a quarter-inch barbed transfer fitting, and attach quarter-inch feeder tubing and run it down the length of the bed. You can buy drip irrigation system installation kits at garden centers, hardware stores and home improvement stores. Now, my square foot garden consumes as much material as I can throw at it.

Early in the season once theFor larger systems consider