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Post  moldeen85 on 6/28/2012, 1:17 pm

Hello there,



My name is Amanda. Very Happy I'm from upstate New York, just north of Syracuse. My family (which is my mother and I along with our significant others and my niece) recently moved into a big, gorgeous house located on three acres of very lovely land. I was planning to start gardening because I had all this space, how could I not? sunny In the midst of making plans my neighbor/landlord came over with her book about SFG. And well, let's just say I don't do things part way!

So, I started off my gardening endeavors with big ole, SFG-style boom! cheers

I created eight raised beds, mixed up my own batch of MM, fenced the whole set up, planted, squared, and trellised it all. cyclops I’ve been reading this forum taking tips along the way. I’ve been super nervous about critters, but thus far I haven’t had much trouble. My largest and yuckiest invader is the slug! Shocked I have beer set up for them, and more trapping mechanisms to come some.

I thought it might be high time I introduce myself. So here I am! Figuring this all out as I go, because I’m clearly not a natural born gardener… but I do love it! I love you
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Re: Completely New to Gardening

Post  quiltbea on 6/28/2012, 1:47 pm

Welcome to the forum. It sounds like you jumped in with both feet.

Just keep checking in and reading posts. You can learn so much from everyone here. We share successes and failures and lots of good tips with plenty of pictures. Good luck with your first ever garden.
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Post  ramarks on 6/28/2012, 1:56 pm

Welcome to the forums...and it is high time you introduced yourself. Very Happy

I lived in Schenectady for a few years back a while ago. Actually a great place for gardening.
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Post  walshevak on 6/28/2012, 2:10 pm

Welcome to the forum. And good for your neighbor for introducing you to a gardening method that is so easy. Is the neighbor a forum member?

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Post  cheyannarach on 6/28/2012, 2:41 pm

and welcome! You are going to become hooked if you're anything like the rest of us! Keep us posted and we love pictures too Wink !
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Post  moldeen85 on 6/28/2012, 2:46 pm

@walshevak wrote: Is the neighbor a forum member?



I don't believe she is. They have horses and tons of family stuff going on so I don't think she gets on the computer much. I've already told her a ton I've what I've read here, tips and things. So we're helping each other out! Very Happy
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Post  moldeen85 on 6/28/2012, 2:48 pm

@cheyannarach wrote: and welcome! You are going to become hooked if you're anything like the rest of us! Keep us posted and we love pictures too Wink !



Here is my post of photos! bounce
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