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Post  Kareemtolba 12/24/2016, 1:18 am

Hi everyone,

I am Nww to gardening and decided to go for my first SFG, built it and used the mix officially recommended. I just wanted to share a picture of it and get your comments on how it's doing. How can a share a picture or video?
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Post  trolleydriver 12/24/2016, 8:06 am

A warm welcome from a cold and snowy Ottawa, Canada.

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Looking forward to hearing more about your SFG.

Instructions for posting photos and videos can be found in the "How to ..." section of the forum.  In particular, see the following:

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Post  AtlantaMarie 12/24/2016, 9:05 am

Hi Kareemtolba. Welcome from Atlanta, GA (SE USA). Glad you're here!

Have you read All New SFG, 2nd Edition? If not, I'd strongly recommend it before you go digging.... Mel made it easier for us as he went along...

I have a friend who worked on the new Children's & Women's Hospital. Is it open yet?

Looking forward to seeing your garden grow!
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Post  Kelejan 12/24/2016, 1:28 pm

glad you\'re here Kareemtolba happy hi 
from Kelejan :canada: in snow covered British Columbia.

What season is happening there right now?
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Post  Kareemtolba 12/24/2016, 2:59 pm

Hey Kelejan, after "snow covered" I am shy to say it's winter here Smile the kind of winter you need shorts, t-shirt and a light vest for Very Happy
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Post  Kareemtolba 12/24/2016, 3:03 pm

Hey AtlantaMarie, yup if it's the Medicare one; then it's up and running Smile

I did not read the book itself, I watched tons of videos and read a lot of pages. I will post a picture tomorrow to get some pointers.
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Post  sanderson 12/27/2016, 4:21 am

Kareem,  I'm late welcoming you to the Forum.  glad you\'re here I spoke with someone from the Middle East, yesterday, and he said that the summers are absolutely hot, hot!  So, my thoughts are that your better growing season would be "fall-winter-spring" months.  I live in the Northern California Region (see Home Page) and the summer can get up to 110*F (43*C).  The Southwestern Desert Region also deals with hot summers up to 46*C.  You will find information on mulching and shading to get the plants through hot weather in topics from these Regions.  Again, welcome to the Forum!

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Post  donnainzone5 12/27/2016, 12:11 pm

Parts of the Middle East have been seeing snow lately.
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Post  Kelejan 12/27/2016, 1:51 pm

@Kareemtolba wrote:Hey Kelejan, after "snow covered" I am shy to say it's winter here Smile the kind of winter you need shorts, t-shirt and a light vest for Very Happy

Sound ideal weather for me, Kareem.  Remind me not to come there in your summer. Shocked
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