This is my submission for the competition for LARGE category. (60Sq ft)
EVERYTHING was built with recyclable/upcycled items from around the house
my growbox was built with UNTREATED pine wood and lined with landscaping fabric to help with it deterioration as it's all natural wood without any treatment used to preserve it.
the crops I grew from SEEDS from " seed saving" from my garden
Celery, chive, chadon beni, pak choy,lettuce, string beans,cucumber, ochro(2 different varieties) kale, carrot greens,tomato, bhagi & Sweet pepper
I fertilizer with 20 - 20 - 20 Npk water soluble every 2 weeks & magnesium sulfate/epson salt
pest control - marigold around the garden and my natural pesticide made from neem leaves,lavender,onion,garlic, hot pepper and black pepper soaked in water and added to a spray bottle and sprayed once every 2 weeks.
composting - ALL vegetable scraps, leaves, toilet paper roll,newspaper, plain brown cardboard, egg shells,coffee scraps etc
My soil mix is made by me also - 60% Top soil, 30% Manure
5 % my homemade compost & 5% sharp sand
Weed control - I use untreated wood shavings from the sawmill.
Pollinator garden - chrysanthemums, periwinkle, dianthus flowers for the bees & butterflies.
I'm entering the subcategories - most innovative & sustainable garden.