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Post  white95v6 on 5/11/2011, 10:29 pm

well i read the book. and now have two 4ftx12ft raised beds. i built them first week of april.and put plants in the ground then. i have plants in all but one or two of my squares. soo far i am haveing a blast trying my hand at growing some food in my back yard. the main problem i have now is i want more raised beds. Very Happy
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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 5/11/2011, 11:07 pm

That's the problem we have in common, white. We all would love to grow even more if we could...lol. Welcome aboard!

Great to hear you are having success so far. Keep us posted please. If you can, brag a bit with a camera. We love to see pictures of gardens.

Also stop in your regional forum when you get the chance. You may find some local topics there, too. Your host is very friendly over that way!

Have fun and get active here. I hope you find, like the rest of us, what a friendly place this is to both learn from and participate in.
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Post  Kelejan on 5/11/2011, 11:08 pm

I think we all understand how you feel about wanting more raised beds, White.

I started with two 4x4s, added a third and have wood already cut, enough to make at least five more beds. Then the problem is getting enough mix.

I figured on adding another two next year, then realized I only have myself to feed. Well, I can always share, and plant more flowers as well.

Welcome to the forum where there are many lovely people to help you grow. Already I have picked up several bits of knowledge that have helped me just by reading everyone's posts. I am a second-year SFGer but a newbie to this site.
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Post  pattipan on 5/11/2011, 11:08 pm

@white95v6 wrote:well i read the book. and now have two 4ftx12ft raised beds. i built them first week of april.and put plants in the ground then. i have plants in all but one or two of my squares. soo far i am haveing a blast trying my hand at growing some food in my back yard. the main problem i have now is i want more raised beds. Very Happy


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Yep, you are hooked, white95! And those are good-sized boxes you started off with and now you are wanting more -- haha!

SFG'ing has put the fun back into gardening for me and being a part of this forum is a great way to share with other kindred spirits. There is nothing like fresh produce picked from your own garden!

Hope to hear more from you and the progress of your SFG.

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Post  Furbalsmom on 5/12/2011, 3:59 am

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We are really glad you joined us. This is a great group of people who enjoy growing veggies! The first year of SFG is so exciting. That Mel's Mix is such a marvelous medium for growing plants. No more worries about what nutrients your soil might lack, or how to improve the soil, because you just don't use it.

Please keep us posted on your progress. If you have questions, please ask. If you have comments on someone else's post, just jump right in.

Again, Welcome.
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Post  white95v6 on 5/12/2011, 11:13 am

thanks for the welcome everyone. i will post some pics in the brag board. Smile

yea i want more bed for strawberries and some asparagus. i might do the strawberries in a pallet along side the house. we will see what next yr has in store for me and my gardening.

i will most likely build a greenhouse over my beds soo i can keep on gardening through the winter. man it will be crazy busy all year long. between work,fishing,hunting,gardening,family,house work. never any idle time.
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