A Backyard Vegetable Garden Plan For An 8 X 12 Garden, designed by Jamie Oliver (the chef) and Better Homes and Gardens, and designed to be kid friendly. This is part of The Food Revolution Garden project, encouraging people to grow their own to eat better in tough economic times. (the design is much easier to see/read at this website)
Turn Storage Containers into Self Watering Tomato Planters
Turn Storage Containers into Self Watering Tomato Planters. This is actually brilliant. If you click way down on the link, you will find a link to another website that has a detail video. This method allows above ground growth, with exact water needs, and for late growth regions it accelerates growing season
SECRET Fertilizer :) My 'fertilizing cocktail' consists of mixing 1/2 bottle of cheap beer, 1 tablespoon of Epson salts, and 2 tablespoons of fish emulsion in a watering can (1-2 gallons). I do this to ALL my vegetable, flowers, and indoor plants. You will definitely notice the difference in a few weeks! Don't waste too much money on the beer. Cheapest still works great -- plants aren't picky!