My son-in-law steered me to a more user-friendly way of gardening know as Square Foot Gardening—a precise way of designing, planting and growing crops that makes the most efficient use of space as well as seed. In fact, we’re instructed to plant only a few seeds into each particular hole in each particular one-square-foot plot mapped out in the dirt. This helps eliminate the need for pulling up tender shoots when there’s too much crowding for optimal growth (what a waste!), as well as to prevent wasting the seed.
It all sounds quite logical. So, naturally, I bought the book, and I’m waiting to put it to use.
That was several years ago.
Evidently, they didn’t use that method back in Jesus’ day either, to hear Continue reading “Efficient planting, or not.”