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Post  kimbo63 on 10/18/2018, 12:10 am

Hi all
My name is Kim (Kimbo) I live in Perth Western Australia been doing the SFG for a number of years now keen to learn and share ideas to get more out of my garden
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Post  OhioGardener on 10/18/2018, 9:28 am

Welcome aboard from Ohio, Kim!  Since you are going into summer, be sure to post some pictures of your gardens. Those of us in the northern hemisphere enjoy seeing gardens that are still growing. Very Happy
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Post  bluelacedredhead on 10/18/2018, 11:40 am

Welcome Kim  from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 

Looking forward to learning about SFG in Perth!
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Post  plantoid on 10/18/2018, 5:16 pm

Welcome , if you are fit enough have you started your own home made compost making yet ?  It's the very soul of our soil less growth medium , along with Mel Bartholomew's grid spacings for seeds .

 Tell us more about how you started and if you have migrated over from soil to soilless growing ? 

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Post  kimbo63 on 10/18/2018, 10:07 pm

@OhioGardener wrote:Welcome aboard from Ohio, Kim!  Since you are going into summer, be sure to post some pictures of your gardens. Those of us in the northern hemisphere enjoy seeing gardens that are still growing. Very Happy
Thanks for the welcome I'll be posting up some pictures I'm currently converting my beds to wicking beds so when complete will show yous all
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Post  kimbo63 on 10/18/2018, 10:09 pm

@bluelacedredhead wrote:Welcome Kim  from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 

Looking forward to learning about SFG in Perth!
Thanks will show all I got once I learn how to post pictures lol
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Post  kimbo63 on 10/18/2018, 10:19 pm

@plantoid wrote:Welcome , if you are fit enough have you started your own home made compost making yet ?  It's the very soul of our soil less growth medium , along with Mel Bartholomew's grid spacings for seeds .

 Tell us more about how you started and if you have migrated over from soil to soilless growing ? 

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Thanks plantoid sure do make my own compost and yes I follow the metric version of Mel's book to some extent
I originally had long row veggie garden but found it easier to brake it up into smaller beds I have got some root intrusion from next doors trees so have gone to wicking beds this year to stop roots and to save on water here in the hot Aussie summer
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Post  sanderson on 10/19/2018, 2:27 am

Kimbo, Welcome to the Forum from California, west coast U.S. I hope this thread helps you post some photos. Currently, only a max of 3 photos at a time can be loaded. To post more, click Review, and start the process over if you want more photos to post.

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Post  kimbo63 on 10/19/2018, 2:30 am

@sanderson wrote:Kimbo, Welcome to the Forum from California, west coast U.S.  I hope this thread helps you post some photos.  Currently, only a max of 3 photos at a time can be loaded.  To post more, click Review, and start the process over if you want more photos to post.
thanks mate I had a look at your how to post and managed to get 1 photo up is there a size limit ?
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/19/2018, 10:26 pm

glad you\'re here Hey!  Welcome, Kimbo!  So excited that you have found us!  What do you like to eat?  Do you have gardening experience?  What are you growing this year?  Up here, all my stuff is dying...so we all love to hear from you in the Southern Hemisphere or the areas that have winter crops Wink

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Post  kimbo63 on 10/20/2018, 2:37 am

@Scorpio Rising wrote:glad you\'re here Hey!  Welcome, Kimbo!  So excited that you have found us!  What do you like to eat?  Do you have gardening experience?  What are you growing this year?  Up here, all my stuff is dying...so we all love to hear from you in the Southern Hemisphere or the areas that have winter crops Wink

Looking forward to hearing from you, and take notes!
sunny Thanks a lot for the welcome I've been growing veggies since my early twenty's always grew my own tomatoes,strawberries,peas ect! as you cant bye anything that taste as good as the stuff you grow yourself  i like to eat every thing from the garden
I'm currently reconstructing my SFG as I'm turning the beds into wicking beds keep an eye out for my build post
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@kimbo63 wrote:
@Scorpio Rising wrote:glad you\'re here Hey!  Welcome, Kimbo!  So excited that you have found us!  What do you like to eat?  Do you have gardening experience?  What are you growing this year?  Up here, all my stuff is dying...so we all love to hear from you in the Southern Hemisphere or the areas that have winter crops Wink

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sunny Thanks a lot for the welcome I've been growing veggies since my early twenty's always grew my own tomatoes,strawberries,peas ect! as you cant bye anything that taste as good as the stuff you grow yourself  i like to eat every thing from the garden
I'm currently reconstructing my SFG as I'm turning the beds into wicking beds keep an eye out for my build post
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Can’t wait!  We love pictures!
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 10/26/2018, 8:51 am

Hi Kimbo. Welcome from Atlanta, GA (SE USA). Glad you're here!
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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/27/2018, 7:05 pm

glad you\'re here Kimbo!
So you're heading into summer now.  It will be fun to watch your veggies grow while I'm  sitting by the fireplace in the midst of winter here in New England, USA.  

I'm interested in seeing your wicking beds.  Can't imagine what that is.
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Post  sanderson on 10/28/2018, 2:52 am

Kimbo, When folks in the Northern Hemisphere are snowed in, they love seeing summer photos from down under.

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Post  trolleydriver on 10/28/2018, 1:16 pm

@sanderson wrote:Kimbo, When folks in the Northern Hemisphere are snowed in, they love seeing summer photos from down under.  
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Post  kimbo63 on 10/31/2018, 3:23 am

@AtlantaMarie wrote:Hi Kimbo.  Welcome from Atlanta, GA (SE USA).  Glad you're here!
thanks have been away in the mines for a couple of weeks but back at it again
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Post  kimbo63 on 10/31/2018, 3:26 am

@CapeCoddess wrote:glad you\'re here Kimbo!
So you're heading into summer now.  It will be fun to watch your veggies grow while I'm  sitting by the fireplace in the midst of winter here in New England, USA.  

I'm interested in seeing your wicking beds.  Can't imagine what that is.
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thanks mate keep tuned in ill sort some pictures of the build right here on this Chanel
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Post  kimbo63 on 10/31/2018, 3:28 am

@sanderson wrote:Kimbo, When folks in the Northern Hemisphere are snowed in, they love seeing summer photos from down under.  
no prob mate I'll try to get a post up and running this season
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