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Post  dougneiner on 4/18/2012, 11:26 pm

Just finished my first SFG! Yes, it was dark out – but the first one is done!!!



I already have two 8x4 beds I built before I read SFG. They are double dug (What a ton of work!!) so I'll probably plant potatoes and carrots in those beds, along with some other crops this year.

The plan is to build another 5 or 6 beds, but not sure how many will actually be built this year. I think I have enough material to build 5 more 4x4 and one 2x4. -- Though I might be overdoing it for my first year Very Happy
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Post  Chopper on 4/19/2012, 2:29 am

I built 8 my first year. Not all in one day though. Wasn't this easier than double digging?

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Post  CCgirl75 on 4/19/2012, 2:40 am

Looks great! Sounds like our weather is going to warm up nicely for next week.
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Post  kbb964 on 4/19/2012, 1:22 pm

Well done Doug looks awesome !
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Post  dougneiner on 4/19/2012, 2:39 pm

@Chopper wrote:I built 8 my first year. Not all in one day though. Wasn't this easier than double digging?

Waaay less digging. Just had to pull up the sod to level the area!

@CCgirl75 wrote:Looks great! Sounds like our weather is going to warm up nicely for next week.

Awesome! Was worried with that rain early this morning, but everything did just fine!

@kbb964 wrote: Well done Doug looks awesome !

Thanks so much!! I am really excited!

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Post  givvmistamps on 4/19/2012, 2:42 pm

cheers cheers cheers Looks beautiful. Now to get something growing in there, and you'll be in business!
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