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Post  nrstooge 2/20/2017, 11:14 am

I did SFG years ago when I had a rental house.  I've been in an apartment for years but it was on 3rd floor and west facing - not good for plants at all. 

Now, I'm on first floor with a TEENSY bit of earth between my patio and the building I'm allowed to do what I want with, along with containers on the patio.  Will see what tall things I can get into the actual land (after adding amendments to the soil and the rest will be in containers.  Not optimal, but better than nothing.  Someday I hope to have a small yard again so I can do a true  SFG.
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Post  trolleydriver 2/20/2017, 12:06 pm

Welcome nrstooge from Ottawa, Canada.

Have you seen the All New Square Foot Gardening book? A lot of things have changed for the better since Mel published his first SFG book.

Looking forward to seeing what you do with your "teensy" garden.
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Post  countrynaturals 2/20/2017, 12:48 pm

happy hi from way northern California. Small space gardening can be a really fun challenge. We LOVE before, during, and after pictures. (hint, hint) glad you\'re here
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Post  sanderson 2/21/2017, 4:38 am

NRstooge, Welcome to the Forum from Central California! glad you\'re here Mel's Mix, made using the All New Square Foot Gardening formula, is great in containers. Tomatoes do well in 5-gallon buckets and a lot of small plants like peppers and eggplants do well in larger 12" pots, herbs in smaller pots. When I first started ANSFG in 2013, I had 31 pots to supplements my limited raised beds. Have fun!

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