From Wired How-To Wiki Photo: Scott Gilbertson/Wired When you think of growing your own food, you probably think of endless rows of corn, the middle of nowhere, people in overalls and dial-up internet. You're also probably thinking about hours spent planting seeds, mulching leaves and plowing soil. Build a Square Foot Garden
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