The Biointensive Garden: Getting the Most Out of a Small Garden

You don’t need a lot of land to create a biointensive, sustainable garden. Step 1 is finding a method that works for you.

French Intensive method utilizes small spaces by planting in hexagonal (or offset) rows. Typical beds are 4 to 5 feet wide and as long as 100 feet. Crops are nestled up against one another, forming living mulch as they grow.
Photos by Christy Wilhelmi