It looks great--now. But I know from experience that it’ll be overrun with weeds if I don’t immediately employ a few tricks. Here they are, in no particular order:
The Benefits of Wide Rows
Two decades ago I picked up a used book in Harvard Square that has had an outsized influence on our gardening. That copy of Joy of Gardening by Dick Raymond is now literally falling apart, but Phil (my husband) and I still consult it every year.
Rather than planting your veggies seed by seed in a single row that might be, say, one inch wide, Raymond recommends strewing seeds in wide rows, or blocks that can be anywhere from two to five feet wide by