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Post  Jessiepniles 8/24/2020, 12:59 pm

Hi! 

I'm new to SFG, I have 2 beds that are 2'x16' that came with the house, and my husband just built me a corner bed that's 8x2 on one side and 6x2 on the other. Very excited for next spring. I'm going to try and start some indoors, but I'm not sure which seeds I should focus on inside. One bed is going to be asparagus and broccoli, the others will have tons of stuff! I love organizing and planning so I have it mostly planned, although I've been adjusting amounts and what is planted where as I read things. I'm also really excited to use this as a chance to really get my kids (4 & 1) helping me in the garden, I would love for them to take an interest and learn how to take care of themselves foodwise to some extent for their futures. 

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Foot 14 LettuceCalifornia Wonder Bell Pepper 
Foot 24 LettuceCalifornia Wonder Bell Pepper 
Foot 39 spinach Candy Apple Bell Pepper
Foot 49 spinach Candy Apple Bell Pepper
Foot 5Brussell SproutsEggplant 
Foot 62 Broccoli 8 Peas
Foot 72 Broccoli 8 Peas
Foot 84 Celery (2) Mini Eggplant 
Foot 94 Celery 2 Cucumber pickling 
Foot 10CauliflowerCauliflower
Foot 119 Leeks (2) Sweet Banana Pepper 
Foot 1216 CarrotsEggplant 
Foot 1316 Carrots2 Cucumber Straight Eight
Foot 14Billy Biker Pepper Billy Biker Pepper
Foot 15(2) Tomatoes - Super Sweet 100(2) Tomatoes - Sun Gold
Foot 16(3) Tomatoes -Mortgage Lifter(4) Tomatoes -Supertasty Hybrid (bush) 

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(2) Tomato - Steak House HybridFoot 1 
Zuchhini Zuchhini Foot 2
Yellow Squash 4 Corn Foot 3
Yellow Squash 4 Corn Foot 4
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3 Sweet Potato5 Red PotatoFoot 7
3 Sweet Potato5 Red PotatoFoot 8 
 
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Back  (2) Spaghetti Squash(2) Cantelope (2) Honey Dew (2) Watermelon
Front(4) Onion Blush Hybrid 12 green onions (9) Garlic(9) Garlic4 Sweet Spanish Onion
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Post  Scorpio Rising 8/24/2020, 1:51 pm

Welcome jessiepniles!  That is a lot of food!  I believe I’m your Regional Host, so pop over to N&C Midwest for some “local” talk and tips as well.  Glad you found us.  

Are your beds full of Mels Mix?  Have you read the SFG book?  

Take lots of notes; every year is different, and the first ones are truly a learning curve!
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Post  AtlantaMarie 8/27/2020, 5:15 pm

Hi JessiePNiles. Welcome to our party! Sounds like you've got a lot going on.... :-)
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Post  sanderson 9/10/2020, 2:39 am

Jessie, Welcome to the Forum from California. glad you\'re here

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Post  OhioGardener 9/10/2020, 3:32 pm

Welcome to the forums from SW Ohio, Jessie! Looks like you are going to be very busy next spring planning, planting, and caring for those beds.

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Post  sanderson 9/28/2020, 1:35 am

Jessie, Do you have any updates to share with us? Very Happy

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