Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
I Love Lightbulbs Toplef10I Love Lightbulbs 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.

I Love Lightbulbs I22gcj10I Love Lightbulbs 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
» N&C Midwest—October 2020
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 3:25 pm

» TD - A Journey Through Prostate Cancer
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 7:16 am

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by markqz 10/21/2020, 10:57 pm

» Weed Killer Spray and my garden
by sanderson 10/21/2020, 10:13 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by RJARPCGP 10/21/2020, 6:44 pm

» New England, October, 2020
by RJARPCGP 10/21/2020, 6:40 pm

» Bokashi
by OhioGardener 10/21/2020, 6:08 pm

» Self Watering containers?
by OldCrow 10/21/2020, 1:38 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising 10/20/2020, 7:50 pm

» Garden Veggie Plants Dying
by Scorpio Rising 10/20/2020, 7:43 pm

» Help with bush beans
by LilBittyBean 10/17/2020, 1:41 pm

» Hello!
by AtlantaMarie 10/16/2020, 6:42 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by kauairosina 10/15/2020, 7:57 pm

» my worms are gonna get hungry
by OhioGardener 10/15/2020, 12:49 pm

» Mark's first SFG
by markqz 10/15/2020, 12:11 pm

» 2020 SFG in Brooks, GA
by yolos 10/13/2020, 11:32 pm

» Fern leaf tomato?
by plantoid 10/13/2020, 4:28 pm

» Prior planning prevents poor plantings performance
by sanderson 10/12/2020, 2:08 am

» Tomato Pie
by sanderson 10/12/2020, 2:03 am

» Seed Exchange: Looking for Greek Sweet Red Squash
by sanderson 10/12/2020, 1:47 am

» OhioGardener SFG
by OhioGardener 10/10/2020, 6:27 pm

» Your first frost date ...had it yet?
by plantoid 10/10/2020, 8:23 am

» California - What are you doing this month?
by Yardslave 10/9/2020, 2:58 pm

» What new seeds are you saving this year?
by llama momma 10/8/2020, 5:23 pm

» Squirrels again
by OhioGardener 10/7/2020, 7:50 pm

» Fire Season
by Scorpio Rising 10/4/2020, 8:24 pm

» Hello from your Mid-South Host
by sanderson 10/2/2020, 12:19 am

» Hi all!
by sanderson 10/1/2020, 11:42 pm

» Tacos
by Scorpio Rising 10/1/2020, 11:05 pm

» October Avatar: Fall Gardening
by OhioGardener 10/1/2020, 10:02 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

I Love Lightbulbs

Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty I Love Lightbulbs

Post  scmelik on 5/25/2011, 8:51 pm

I love it when out of the blue a lightbulb hits you like a ton of bricks. Today I was sitting work looking out the window watching the maintance guy at work mow the lawn and bag the clippings while I was waiting for the next customer to walk through the door. When....BAM!!!! Lightbulb. I need to get some more green matter for my compost pile and I don't have a bagger for my lawnmower. Why not ask the maintance man if I can take a bag of the clippings. I ended up with a big industrial sized garbage bag full of fresh grass clippings.

Heck yeah!!!!!!
avatar
scmelik

Posts : 137
Join date : 2011-01-16
Location : Brookings South Dakota

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  Kelejan on 5/25/2011, 8:55 pm

Good for you, scmelik.

Did you check to see if it had been treated in any way?
Kelejan
Kelejan

Female Posts : 5909
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 85
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

http://www.castlegarinkspot.ca

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  scmelik on 5/25/2011, 8:56 pm

@Kelejan wrote:Good for you, scmelik.

Did you check to see if it had been treated in any way?

no they don't do anything but put fertilizer on the grass and I am not sure if they have even done that yet this year.
avatar
scmelik

Posts : 137
Join date : 2011-01-16
Location : Brookings South Dakota

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  Kelejan on 5/25/2011, 9:10 pm

That's great. Glad you checked.

As second-year SFGer I am learning heaps on this forum. Now I Know-It-All, lol
But I am finding out new things everyday; I am thinking I will make a list of them.
Kelejan
Kelejan

Female Posts : 5909
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 85
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

http://www.castlegarinkspot.ca

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  Miss M on 5/25/2011, 10:58 pm

Great score!!! cheers
avatar
Miss M

Posts : 343
Join date : 2011-03-08
Location : Zone 8b, Coastal & Tropical South

http://sithrahfarm.com

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  Amy T on 5/26/2011, 1:50 am

Very Cool Freebie!! Your compost pile will be in great shape as long as the grass isn't chem treated. If it is let it dry out for a couple of weeks before adding it to your pile. this will help avoid contaminating your compost.
avatar
Amy T

Posts : 5
Join date : 2011-05-16
Location : South Bend, Indiana

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  Goosegirl on 5/26/2011, 7:37 am

Awesome score!

TC
Goosegirl
Goosegirl

Female Posts : 3435
Join date : 2011-02-16
Age : 55
Location : Zone 4A - NE SD

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 5/26/2011, 8:25 am

I bet he was more than happy to give them to you, too. He may look for you from now on. Those of us that cut grass for a living hate finding ways to dispose of clippings. Trips to the landfill cost money, and we only have so much space at the shops to store/pitch stuff.

Although, you may have just given ME a small light bulb. As I grow, this becomes a bit of a problem, even more so in the fall with leaves. Why not start a HUGE compost pile behind the shop, fence it off, and sell it once it's ready. You just go 4x4x4 at a time with a couple of piles and toss the finished product into a larger, single pile.

Hmmmmmmm. Thanks for sharing.
BackyardBirdGardner
BackyardBirdGardner

Male Posts : 2727
Join date : 2010-12-25
Age : 46
Location : St. Louis, MO

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  FarmerValerie on 5/26/2011, 8:30 am

BBG, I posted a link to St Louis's free compost place a while back, have you asked them if they take clippings? I'll try to remember where I posted that link, after more coffee.
FarmerValerie
FarmerValerie

Female Posts : 1611
Join date : 2011-01-29
Age : 54
Location : NE Texas, 75501, Zone 8a

http://www.rocksinmygarden.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  walshevak on 5/26/2011, 8:34 am

Probably because of composting laws. I was talking to my local farmer's/roadside market guy and he said he can only compost what he can personally use. If he trys to sell it, he gets in the a bunch of state laws and permits. I had hoped to buy some from him.

Kay

____________________________

A WEED IS A FLOWER GROWING IN THE WRONG PLACE
Elizabeth City, NC
Find more about Weather in Elizabeth City, NC
Click for weather forecast
walshevak
walshevak

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4371
Join date : 2010-10-17
Age : 77
Location : wilmington, nc zone 8

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  Old Hippie on 5/29/2011, 2:28 pm

Can he 'give' you some? You could always 'give' him something as well......say money or a pie or something? Wink

Gwynn


Last edited by Old Hippie on 5/29/2011, 2:28 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : alien stuff appeared in the post)
Old Hippie
Old Hippie
Regional Hosts

Female Posts : 1156
Join date : 2010-08-12
Age : 69
Location : Canada 3b

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  shannon1 on 5/30/2011, 1:13 am

I Love Lightbulbs 68739 love the trade offs I Love Lightbulbs 168939
shannon1
shannon1

Posts : 1697
Join date : 2011-04-01
Location : zone 9a St.Johns county FL

Back to top Go down

I Love Lightbulbs Empty Re: I Love Lightbulbs

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


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