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Hello from southeast Alabama!

Post  PattyM on 3/2/2012, 9:03 am

I am new to SFG and very excited to see how well my veggies will grow and produce by using this method. The last 2 to 3 years my traditional garden had a rough time! Poor soil and HOT weather were the culprits. I recently planted kale, romaine, onions, spinach, red lettuce, and already eating some of the kale and romaine! I just added tomatoes, collards, strawberries, and planted cucumber and pole bean seeds. A few zinnias, marigolds, zucchini, okra and that should do it for a while! We enjoy green smoothies so I hope to keep the leafy greens going as long as possible and may need to cover some with row cover if/when it gets really hot. Any suggestions or ideas from fellow SFGers from my region will be greatly appreciated! Very Happy

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Re: Hello from southeast Alabama!

Post  Furbalsmom on 3/2/2012, 7:25 pm

PattyM

I am new to SFG and very excited to see how well my veggies will grow and produce by using this method. The last 2 to 3 years my traditional garden had a rough time! Poor soil and HOT weather were the culprits
Realy glad you joined us. I think you will find the ALL NEW SQUARE FOOT GARDENING method to be a great change for your gardening woes. Mel's Mix is wonderful for growing veggies and also is next to weed free. Nothing is going to change the fact that you have hot weather, but you may be able to discuss helpful hints like shade cloth to protect your veggies with a bit of localized shade.

Keep us posted on your progress and feel free to ask questions. You may also find using the SEARCH feature in the upper left of your screen to be helpful.

Again, Welcome.

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thanks so much!

Post  PattyM on 3/2/2012, 8:27 pm

Thank you so much for your response! I will touch base again in a month or so to let you know how things are coming along.
Take care and happy gardening!
Patty flower

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Re: Hello from southeast Alabama!

Post  Furbalsmom on 3/2/2012, 8:54 pm

PattyM, even if you don't post often, check in frequently to see what is going on. You may find we have a thread going on some issue or concern you may have.

Also, we love sharing pictures of our (your) progress.

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