Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 Toplef10Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 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.

Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 I22gcj10Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 14dhcg10

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

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 Toplef10Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 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.

Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 I22gcj10Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 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
» February: What to plant in Southern California and Inland Valleys
by sanderson Today at 5:11 pm

» February: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by sanderson Today at 4:56 pm

» Soaking Seeds for Better Germination
by sanderson Today at 4:22 pm

» Sandbox as a mini SFG?
by markqz Today at 2:09 pm

» N&C Midwest: January & February 2023
by OhioGardener Today at 7:32 am

» Mark's first SFG
by sanderson Today at 4:55 am

» Starting Strawberries from Seed
by OhioGardener 2/5/2023, 3:12 pm

» Kiwi's SFG Adventure
by KiwiSFGnewbie 2/5/2023, 2:15 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson 2/5/2023, 3:34 am

» How do I source Mels Mix for 190 cu ft????
by sanderson 2/4/2023, 10:09 pm

» Ads are back
by KiwiSFGnewbie 2/4/2023, 2:32 pm

» Should I buy this compost tumbler??
by Soose 2/4/2023, 11:37 am

» Garden Tools
by Soose 2/3/2023, 6:07 pm

» Back In The Saddle I Suppose
by AtlantaMarie 2/3/2023, 5:15 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie 2/3/2023, 5:12 am

» Seed Exchange - January 2023
by sanderson 2/3/2023, 3:08 am

» Phosphate
by bigtoad 2/2/2023, 5:41 pm

» Organic compost without peat in Alberta
by OhioGardener 2/2/2023, 8:05 am

» worms and compost tumbler
by Soose 2/1/2023, 11:46 pm

» trying to Think Spring in cold Chicago
by sanderson 2/1/2023, 4:43 pm

» New Lifetime Compost Tumbler..
by sanderson 2/1/2023, 4:41 pm

» Aero Garden for starting seeds?
by OhioGardener 2/1/2023, 8:23 am

» Starbucks for coffee grounds!
by sanderson 1/30/2023, 1:37 am

» Placing Box on Cement
by OhioGardener 1/29/2023, 2:57 pm

» How I compost using a Tumbler
by Soose 1/29/2023, 2:45 pm

» Garlic Chives in SFG?
by OhioGardener 1/29/2023, 8:56 am

» Microgreens Gardening
by sanderson 1/28/2023, 11:42 pm

» Johnson Su composting Bioreactor instructions for home, not the farm.
by has55 1/28/2023, 10:57 am

» homemade vermicomposting/Worm Casting Compost Sifters
by has55 1/28/2023, 10:45 am

» Famous Gardening Quotes
by OhioGardener 1/28/2023, 8:29 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Mid-Atlantic - May 2015

+8
littlesapphire
yolos
Tilth
AtlantaMarie
sanderson
zackshea
butterwhat
sfg4uKim
12 posters

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Go down

Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 Empty Re: Mid-Atlantic - May 2015

Post  Mikesgardn 5/23/2015, 6:55 pm

I used Veteran Compost for the last 3 years, and I haven't noticed any problems with it.  Whatever is growing in front of your peas is doing really well, so the compost may not be to blame.  With my garden, I just roll with the punches.  Every year is so different in terms of sunshine, temperature, bugs, disease, etc.   I look back at my harvests during the last 7 years, and they vary from a low of 18 pounds to a high of 76 pounds.  Hang in there.
Mikesgardn
Mikesgardn

Male Posts : 279
Join date : 2010-03-09
Age : 60
Location : Elkridge, MD (zone 7a)

Back to top Go down

Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 Empty Re: Mid-Atlantic - May 2015

Post  sfg4uKim 5/25/2015, 6:51 pm

Remember that "problems" with the garden aren't always the Mel's Mix. Weather & seeds (might they have been handled incorrectly by the store?) can influence growth as well as inconsistent watering.

Just making sure you added the Mix correctly before planting:
2" in the raised bed then lots of water,
2" in the raised bed then lots of water,
then the final 2" in the raised bed and lots of water
Then you only have to maintain the moisture level

____________________________

I have seen women looking at jewelry ads with a misty eye and one hand resting on the heart, and I only know what they're feeling because that's how I read the seed catalogs in January - Barbara Kingsolver - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle


sfg4u.com
FB: Square Foot Gardening 4 U



Mid-Atlantic - May 2015 - Page 2 WxBanner?bannertype=wu_blueglass&airportcode=KBWI&ForcedCity=Glen%20Burnie&ForcedState=MD&zipcode=21060&language=EN
sfg4uKim
sfg4uKim

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 2054
Join date : 2010-09-30
Age : 64
Location : Glen Burnie, MD

http://sfg4u.com

Back to top Go down

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Back to top

- Similar topics

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