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Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts 1/9/2015, 12:36 pm

Last year the only thing I spent was to buy another bag of vermiculite and two bags of peat moss to make the soil for my newest table tops. They were free as they were 8 x 4 x 6 inch risers from our church that were no longer being used. I didn't buy many seeds maybe $20 worth max. A couple bales of straw to use in my composting and as mulch in some places.

Now, don't ask me about the years before when I bought a greenhouse and.... My story is my veggies are free and I'm sticking to it Wink
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Post  kauairosina 1/9/2015, 1:30 pm

It never occurred to me to say our vegies are free.  I love your attitude.  I judiciously avoid the question of how much our vegies cost.  Fortunately folks are smart enough not to ask.  But we really get a kick out of saying "lettuce from the garden instead of Costco this time!!"" Laughing
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Post  Kelejan 1/9/2015, 1:53 pm

It is how we value them, kauairosina. I think they are priceless.
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Post  CapeCoddess 1/9/2015, 4:10 pm

Except for water & tulle, I'm traveling in the free lane. I've been composting forever, harvesting and trading seeds for a while now, seedlings are started in used MM in lettuce clampacks, and I got a gob of free wood from a contractor doing work across the street.
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This coming year I will probably buy 4'x 50' roll of wire for the grapevines I planted but that's not part of the SFG. Altho I could use some of it for trellis's & arches for my SFG boxes.

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Post  AtlantaMarie 1/9/2015, 6:40 pm

martha wrote:so there's my answer that doesn't include any actual numbers. Answer - a lot! Please don't make me figure out how much!

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I totally understand, Martha.  Mike says that last year we spent THOUSANDS on getting the garden up & running.

Sigh....  Thankfully only 3 more boxes to build in the garden itself.  But that doesn't include the TT's, etc. I want to do as well.
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Post  Kelejan 1/9/2015, 7:29 pm

I have a Wish List that changes every now and then when something more urgent rises to the top.

I was able to actually place an order a couple of days ago, a soil block maker. I know it will last for years, as others  have said so. Also I can share with friends and make their life easier and more productive.
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Post  sanderson 1/10/2015, 2:43 am

It's hard to put a price on SFG. There is upfront costs but the rewards are too good to on which to put a price. I think the "organic," slug- and bug- free chard and kale we have eaten this winter from one of the new table tops is probably worth $50 with lots more to harvest. It may pay for itself!
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