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We don't crowd the plants but we don't waste any space, either. Watering Plants do best when they have a continuous supply of moisture. Notice that I didn't say water. There's a big difference between water and moisture in thk soil. If your soil is filled with water, it plugs up all of the open air spaces, driving out the oxygen. The roots will suffer if this condition remains too long. Of course, with your perfect soil mix, this won't happen, because all of the excess water will drain away, yet all the organic matter or humus in the soil will retain moisture, allowing the roots to take it up when it's needed.
Ft. 144 sq. ft. 16' x 16'=256 sq. ft. 1441256=56% 18" 24" As the aisles become wider, the proportion of the space devoted t o production decreases rapidly. You should find a balance berween comfort and efficiency that suits your situation. Basics of Square Foot Gardening131 If you have limited space for a garden, or want to have the most efficient layout, the width of the aisles is important. But since you're not improving the soil in the aisles, the main effect will be on ease of use and attractiveness.
Too Crowded? Many people, especially those accustomed t o seeing wide spaces between garden rows, believe the spacing in a square foot garden must be too crowded. However, they are overlooking one important factor. When you provide the perfect soil mix, moisture and nutrients will be available t o your plants a t all times. This means that the roots won't have to spread out looking for these essentials. Thus, your spacing can be as compact as possible, as we have it in the square foot system. We don't crowd the plants but we don't waste any space, either.