Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

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.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Can I use a fabric pot for SFG?
by Fiz Yesterday at 11:48 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by kauairosina Yesterday at 10:49 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 10:25 pm

» Some of our Gluten-free Cajun Recipes
by july541 Yesterday at 10:20 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 10:13 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 10:09 pm

» What I've learned this year
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 9:28 pm

» What do you know about making sauerkraut?
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 9:27 pm

» N & C Midwest; July 2017 !
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 9:21 pm

» PVC Watering Grid.
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 9:02 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in JULY 2017?
by Fiz Yesterday at 8:15 pm

» New England July 2017
by quiltbea Yesterday at 7:23 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by audrey.jeanne.roberts Yesterday at 7:11 pm

» Your favorite watermelon and pumpkin
by audrey.jeanne.roberts Yesterday at 6:55 pm

» California's Drought
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 4:28 pm

» Caterpillars -Armyworm?
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:17 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:15 pm

» Just Completed my Garden.....What Should I Plant NOW!
by stealthmayhem Yesterday at 10:48 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Robbomb116 Yesterday at 9:23 am

» Chive Omelet
by SQWIB Yesterday at 8:23 am

» who has chickens
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:33 am

» Spots on rosemary/marigolds
by AlwaysHotinFL 7/19/2017, 5:27 pm

» applying square foot gardening to container gardening! help!
by CapeCoddess 7/19/2017, 4:50 pm

» Turnips
by CapeCoddess 7/19/2017, 2:59 pm

» Squash vine Borers!!
by Scorpio Rising 7/18/2017, 9:56 pm

» Solar panels
by countrynaturals 7/18/2017, 4:34 pm

» Spiders! (Warning, arachnophobes: Photos)
by countrynaturals 7/18/2017, 4:24 pm

» Garden Fritatta
by sanderson 7/18/2017, 3:23 pm

» Garden Footwear
by hammock gal 7/18/2017, 9:37 am

» Tornado Cake
by july541 7/18/2017, 3:02 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

New to SFG

View previous topic View next topic Go down

New to SFG

Post  critessl on 3/5/2010, 2:35 am

just wanted to say hello and am looking forward to SFG. Have done row gardening for years and wanted to try something a little smaller, with better results. Any advice from "the veterans' would be greatly welcomed.

critessl

Male Posts : 1
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 41
Location : Chattanooga, TN

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Welcome Critessl

Post  WardinWake on 3/5/2010, 4:45 am

@critessl wrote:just wanted to say hello and am looking forward to SFG. Have done row gardening for years and wanted to try something a little smaller, with better results. Any advice from "the veterans' would be greatly welcomed.

Welcome Critessi to the Square Foot Garden forum and family. The best advice any of us can give is if you do not have a copy of Mel's book, "ALL NEW Square Foot Gardening" is to get a copy for yourself and read it cover to cover. I find that I refer back to the book on a regular basis. The book is available through this site's bookstore, most major bookstores and in many Lowe's Home Improvement stores.

One of the things that I did 'wrong' was to go big to soon. As in any new project there is a learning curve.

In the book Mel talks about building boxes out of cast off or free material. That is a good way to keep startup costs low. Check out construction areas, behind the big box stores, as neighbors etc. You might be surprised what you can get free. In any case have fun with the easiest way to garden ever developed.

God Bless, Ward.
avatar
WardinWake

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 935
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 67
Location : Wake, VA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: New to SFG

Post  happyfrog on 3/5/2010, 7:45 am

welcome to the boards! so glad you're here! :wave:

happyfrog

Female Posts : 625
Join date : 2010-03-04
Location : USA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: New to SFG

Post  Lavender Debs on 3/5/2010, 8:10 am

Hey Critessl, I am not a vet, just someone like you. I've gardened for years, but this year I am SFG. Learning just like you. Wishing you joy in the process.
avatar
Lavender Debs

Posts : 2054
Join date : 2010-03-03
Age : 60
Location : Everett, WA USA

View user profile http://songs-of-coming-rain.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: New to SFG

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


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