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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  wncsohn on 4/4/2012, 2:23 pm

Okay ... I'm 40 something ... haha ... let me think ... 1967 to 2011 ... birthday is in August ... that makes me ... 44 (this year)? LOL Not something I think about too much, as you can tell!

DH is 50 but really isn't into the whole "gardening" thing. I'm so lucky he loves me as much as he does though because he just loves making me happy!

Gardening, Chickens, Compost and soon rabbits and goats. flower And every bit of it started this year!
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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  Smartchick on 4/4/2012, 2:55 pm

Yep. Hit the big 40 in January. Since we have a 3 1/2 year old, though I don't "feel" 40. Truthfully, I am about 8 years old mentally. Very Happy
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16 years old

Post  rschack on 4/4/2012, 8:06 pm

Obviously quite a new gardener, or at least at being in charge of the garden. This is my first time trying square foot gardening and I have learned so much in the past few months. sunny
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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  Josh on 4/4/2012, 8:47 pm

rschack!
Glad to meet another SFG who is in the 0-20 age group! And who plays the banjo!
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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  rschack on 4/4/2012, 9:37 pm

I'm also glad to meet someone in the 0-20 range. Yeah, I do a little bit of clawhammer banjo and mess around on some other instruments too occasionally. Do you play anything?
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How Old?

Post  Packer on 4/6/2012, 6:05 am

Im am 69 1/2 and have been using SFG since 1989.
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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  UnderTheBlackWalnut on 4/6/2012, 6:33 am

glad you\'re here Packer!

Where've ya been all my life? Smile Since 1989?!!! I'm in central Illinois as well, but a newbie going into my second year. Still much to learn for me.

Do you follow the original SFG book or did you convert when Mel came out with the All New SFG in 2006?
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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  Josh on 4/6/2012, 10:26 am

Hi Packer! Another SFGer from Illinois!


I'm also glad to meet someone
in the 0-20 range. Yeah, I do a little bit of clawhammer banjo and mess
around on some other instruments too occasionally. Do you play
anything?
I've taken guitar lessons for a couple of years now, I play electric and acoustic, I play a little banjo, violin, keyboard and I just picked me up a ukulele last week. I've been SFGing for around 5 years now, if you need any help just let me know!
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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  rschack on 4/6/2012, 7:07 pm

I also play the violin and do some strumming on the guitar and ukulele and although I own a keyboard, I haven't spent much time learning to play it very well. I'm not great at playing any of them really, but I like to sing along to simple chords and stuff.
I saw your youtube link at the bottom of your posts. You're good good job!
Many of my questions have already been answered by previously posted topics, but I can think of a ton more questions. thinking
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Post  Kelejan on 4/7/2012, 1:55 am

Welcome, Packer. Hope to hear more from you.
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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  RoOsTeR on 4/7/2012, 8:56 am

Only 177 votes? Everyone please vote!!!

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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  RoOsTeR on 4/12/2012, 8:05 am

So, we have over 11,000 members and only 188 votes thinking
Please vote rock on It's confidential. No one will even know you participated unless you choose to make a post in this thread. Even if you prefer to just lurk, there really is no reason not to vote.
Only one day left happy hi

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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  1airdoc on 4/12/2012, 9:18 am

I don't know how to "vote" without posting.

I'm 50.
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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  RoOsTeR on 4/12/2012, 9:22 am

Hmm, maybe I'm wrong? Would it not let you vote without making a post airdoc?

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Post  1airdoc on 4/12/2012, 10:21 am

Maybe it will, but I'm not bright enough to find how to do it. I hovered my mouse over all the areas of the poll/graph, thinking that a link might apear, allowing me to click on the appropriate spot and register a vote, but that didn't work. I didn't see any button to click on that said "vote." I didn't know what else to look for.
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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  rod champion on 4/12/2012, 10:28 am

62 years old-- oh well

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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  RoOsTeR on 4/12/2012, 11:34 am

Ok, I have confirmed you do not have to post a reply to vote. Just to the right of your appropriate age group, make your selection, then towards the bottom of the poll area hit submit.

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Post  givvmistamps on 4/12/2012, 11:52 am

I voted the 1st day I joined...the day before my birthday, so I voted my "new" age. Was able to vote anonymously, too, not that I care if anyone knows how old I am. Very Happy
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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  RoOsTeR on 4/13/2012, 7:41 pm

VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! Last day to vote and it would be nice to at least hit the 200 mark Razz Come on members, if you haven't voted yet, please do it Very Happy

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I couldn't vote, either.

Post  asilcox on 4/13/2012, 7:51 pm

My cursor turned into an arrow (instead of the normal carrot), and I was unable to select an age. Perhaps it is a browser issue.

In any case, I am 35, which I guess means that I can be president.
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Post  doneal on 4/13/2012, 8:19 pm

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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  Don on 4/13/2012, 8:37 pm

I will be 83 this coming Wednesday; born April 18, 1929. Been doing SFG for the past few years and enjoying it greatly. This year, however, I'm taking a sabbatical. I'm planning to spend a lot of time this summer camping, fishing, swimming, and just being lazy, mostly at Elephant Butte Lake State Park. If that gets too boring I might think about planting a few things for fall harvest. Smile

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Re: How Old Are Our Gardeners?

Post  floyd1440 on 4/13/2012, 8:43 pm

58 and composting...........
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Post  Daniel9999 on 4/13/2012, 9:03 pm

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Post  Goosegirl on 4/13/2012, 9:43 pm

@floyd1440 wrote:58 and composting...........

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