I have opted to use square foot gardening for the majority of my garden. I started four years ago using the book below as a reference.
Moving on to this year. . .First I found the My Square Foot Garden website
Second (remember first is above) I am starting most if not all items from seeds. I made an Excel workbook that includes a worksheet with the seed information, a worksheet of the seed placement in my starting flats, and a garden plan. I used the companion planting file provided on the My Square Foot Garden site. I am a tad behind because I haven't purchased the ingredients for the soil mixture. Normally once you make the mix you will not need to make it again, you just need to add compost to it each year. Over the last couple years we moved the beds and combined the mix with top soil and now it just isn't a good mix. So we are starting fresh this year and we will maintain it better so we don't have to worry about weeds or purchasing the soil mix ingredients again.
I haven't started the outdoor part of gardening yet as I have yet to get the items for the mix. I wanted to get this up so if anyone out there is interested in getting a garden started this year they could see that it isn't too late. The steps on the My Square Foot Garden website are easy to follow and you can sign up to receive an email each week for your specific zone.
I will post again in the next week or so with a list of the seeds I have started. (I know, I know, exciting stuff. I am sure you will all be waiting with bated breath.)