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Post  chickenlittle on 4/15/2018, 1:28 pm

Hey all,

I live in central Vermont and am waiting patiently for the snow and mess to go away so I can start playing in my garden. I toyed with Square Foot Gardening last year and created one 4X4 box this year I want to add a few more since I have a helper coming to garden with me this summer. 

I do have a few questions does anyone do potatoes in a SFG raised bed and if so what does that look like? 

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Post  sanderson on 4/15/2018, 1:55 pm

Hi Chickenlittle,  Welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here  I grow potatoes in 5-gallon buckets so I will have to let others address planting them in the SFG beds.


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Post  trolleydriver on 4/15/2018, 3:22 pm

Welcome Chickenlittle from north of the border in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  Great to have you join us.

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Post  countrynaturals on 4/16/2018, 1:53 am

@sanderson wrote:Hi Chickenlittle,  Welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here  I grow potatoes in 5-gallon buckets so I will have to let others address planting them in the SFG beds.
glad you\'re here  from me, too. I'm farther north than Sanderson, but still in CA. I also grow my potatoes outside of SFG, and have not been successful, yet.  Sad
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Post  sanderson on 4/16/2018, 2:23 am

CL, Had to post this photo of my "granddaughter", Inara, goddess of wild animals.  

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 4/17/2018, 7:33 am

Hi Chickenlittle. Welcome from Atlanta, GA!

Yes, I've done potatoes in my SFG. It needs to be quite deep, lol. 6" won't do it. Ours ended up being about 2 feet deep.
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Post  chickenlittle on 4/17/2018, 6:11 pm

@sanderson wrote:CL, Had to post this photo of my "granddaughter", Inara, goddess of wild animals.  
Beautiful grand puppy I love the blue merles best of all. <3
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Post  sanderson on 4/18/2018, 3:59 am

You need to add your gardening buddy to this site: http://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t19899p150-pets-garden-doggies

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Post  RJARPCGP on 4/19/2018, 6:09 pm

@chickenlittle wrote:Hey all,

I live in central Vermont and am waiting patiently for the snow and mess to go away so I can start playing in my garden. I toyed with Square Foot Gardening last year and created one 4X4 box this year I want to add a few more since I have a helper coming to garden with me this summer. 

I do have a few questions does anyone do potatoes in a SFG raised bed and if so what does that look like? 

Thanks,
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