Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Would welcome your suggestions Toplef10Would welcome your suggestions 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Would welcome your suggestions I22gcj10Would welcome your suggestions 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Would welcome your suggestions Toplef10Would welcome your suggestions 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Would welcome your suggestions I22gcj10Would welcome your suggestions 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» How do I source Mels Mix for 190 cu ft????
by Merrymouse Today at 11:52 am

» Johnson Su composting Bioreactor instructions for home, not the farm.
by has55 Today at 10:57 am

» homemade vermicomposting/Worm Casting Compost Sifters
by has55 Today at 10:45 am

» Soaking Seeds for Better Germination
by Simso Today at 9:34 am

» Famous Gardening Quotes
by OhioGardener Today at 8:29 am

» The SFG Journey-Johnson Su Bioreactor for composting, No turning
by has55 Today at 12:09 am

» N&C Midwest: January & February 2023
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:13 pm

» Microgreens Gardening
by Windsor.Parker Yesterday at 4:23 pm

» seed starting Mel's way
by plantoid Yesterday at 7:09 am

» Home Made Compost
by plantoid Yesterday at 6:18 am

» Kiwi's SFG Adventure
by KiwiSFGnewbie Yesterday at 2:46 am

» Back In The Saddle I Suppose
by Scorpio Rising 1/26/2023, 8:03 pm

» Garlic Chives in SFG?
by quincy47 1/25/2023, 9:29 am

» New but Old
by lovey 1/25/2023, 1:49 am

» Dani's Brand New SFG For 2023
by danieggert 1/24/2023, 6:24 pm

» Seed Exchange - January 2023
by sanderson 1/24/2023, 4:43 am

» Chicken Poop compost
by OhioGardener 1/22/2023, 5:28 pm

» Holy snow Batman!
by OhioGardener 1/22/2023, 10:27 am

» IRRIG8R NEW TO SFG
by Irrig8The916 1/21/2023, 10:51 pm

» Mel's mix for flower planters
by sanderson 1/21/2023, 7:05 pm

» Can I Use This Compost As One Of My Five Different Ones?
by sanderson 1/21/2023, 6:53 pm

» Clamps /clips for covering frames
by Soose 1/21/2023, 6:43 pm

» What DON'T I want in my 5 different composts
by sanderson 1/21/2023, 4:34 am

» New User from Chicago area - question about compost
by sanderson 1/21/2023, 4:15 am

» How to Make a Garden Tower From a Barrel?
by Soose 1/20/2023, 1:08 pm

» Spring Sales Starting Already?
by Soose 1/19/2023, 10:16 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by yolos 1/18/2023, 8:16 pm

» National Seed Swap Day - January 30th
by sanderson 1/16/2023, 2:48 pm

» Storage of bean seeds
by sanderson 1/16/2023, 2:41 pm

» January: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by Yardslave 1/16/2023, 11:17 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Would welcome your suggestions

+2
boffer
sfgbeginner
6 posters

Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Would welcome your suggestions

Post  sfgbeginner 6/1/2014, 9:42 pm

Hello, fellow SFGers !!!!! I believe the kids are going to be building me some raised bed gardens for my birthday and Father's Day combined, as follows: (3) 2'x8"x16' and (1) 2'x8"x10' and they will be placed in a square pattern. I plan on having 3' wide paths so I can get my garden cart in there if I need to. This will be in a 20 foot square area, so I have to decide what to put in the middle. I don't want to put a fruit tree because that will shade the area. I have a strawberry tower that is hanging from a bracket on my porch steps, so I don't want to do strawberries. I am in Zone 6 Suggestions welcome.    Very Happy  P.S.  I have 2 other 4x4 sfg's that I posted pictures of, and have separate pots with herbs in them, so I don't think I want to put herbs in the middle.
sfgbeginner
sfgbeginner

Male Posts : 25
Join date : 2014-05-26
Age : 76
Location : Morton, NY, USA

Back to top Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Re: Would welcome your suggestions

Post  boffer 6/1/2014, 11:09 pm

So you'll have a 10x10 square in the middle?
boffer
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 69
Location : yelm, wa, usa

http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Yes

Post  sfgbeginner 6/1/2014, 11:15 pm

That is correct !!!!!    Very Happy
sfgbeginner
sfgbeginner

Male Posts : 25
Join date : 2014-05-26
Age : 76
Location : Morton, NY, USA

Back to top Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Re: Would welcome your suggestions

Post  boffer 6/1/2014, 11:43 pm

No use postponing the inevitable. Might as well get an advance on your Christmas presents, and have boxes made for that space too!  Would welcome your suggestions 3170584802 

Make them deeper boxes for carrots and potatoes.

Or, for this year, make it a seating area.
boffer
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 69
Location : yelm, wa, usa

http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Re: Would welcome your suggestions

Post  sfgbeginner 6/1/2014, 11:56 pm

LOL Boffer  Very Happy  I currently have (1) 4x4 in that area and (1) pallet square that are being used and will come out next season so my 10x10 middle area will be free to design.  I like the way you think and that may be a good idea with carrots and whatever.  I would love to have a decorative fountain or something .... but stuff like that is way too expensive for MY budget.
sfgbeginner
sfgbeginner

Male Posts : 25
Join date : 2014-05-26
Age : 76
Location : Morton, NY, USA

Back to top Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Re: Would welcome your suggestions

Post  boffer 6/2/2014, 12:03 am

Make a trellis so that it will become a kids' fort/hiding spot when it is covered with veggie plants like beans or squash.
boffer
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 69
Location : yelm, wa, usa

http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Re: Would welcome your suggestions

Post  sanderson 6/2/2014, 12:06 am

A reclining chair, end table, and a small screen set on top on a mini-frig?

Or a cattle panel trellis flanked by 2 rectangle boxes to provide a shady area to sit.
sanderson
sanderson

Forum Administrator

Female Posts : 20762
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 74
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

https://connect.xfinity.com/appsuite/#!!&app=io.ox/mail&

Back to top Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Re: Would welcome your suggestions

Post  Paintedlady 6/2/2014, 9:50 am

What about a big pot/tower with flowers in it? I always like to add flowers as pollinator attractors to my garden, plus it makes it so beautiful.
Paintedlady
Paintedlady

Posts : 77
Join date : 2010-05-08
Location : Chicago area, (zone 5a)

Back to top Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Re: Would welcome your suggestions

Post  kamigh 6/2/2014, 4:41 pm

Someday my 'finished' SFG will have a fountain or bird bath with herbs planted around it in a circle.  If you keep your eyes open maybe you can find something on Craigslist or on clearance at the end of the summer.  I never seem to have this luck, but I've heard it happens for other people!
kamigh
kamigh

Posts : 77
Join date : 2013-10-19
Location : Flower Mound, TX

Back to top Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Re: Would welcome your suggestions

Post  walshevak 6/2/2014, 8:49 pm

I think a pi r squared  foot garden filled with bee attracting flowers would look nice in the middle.  Some times I get tired of just straight lines.  

http://www.amazon.com/Easy-Gardener-Circular-Raised-Garden/dp/B00474BG6M/ref=sr_1_1?s=lawn-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1401756500&sr=1-1&keywords=circular+raised+garden+bed

Kay

____________________________

A WEED IS A FLOWER GROWING IN THE WRONG PLACE
Elizabeth City, NC
Find more about Weather in Elizabeth City, NC
Click for weather forecast
avatar
walshevak

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4374
Join date : 2010-10-17
Age : 80
Location : wilmington, nc zone 8

Back to top Go down

Would welcome your suggestions Empty Re: Would welcome your suggestions

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum