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Hello from Louisiana

Post  Gloves on 9/14/2012, 11:05 am

Looking forward to learning from each of you on the Forum. I'm new to this but have had at least two SFG beds since 2001. Love the method, learning, and sharing!


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Re: Hello from Louisiana

Post  NAR56 on 9/14/2012, 1:11 pm

Hello and welcome from Baton Rouge! This is a great place to share and find information on SFG. I am about to plant my Fall garden, but the place where I get my starts has not received them yet, they say it is still too hot. I agree and looking froward to cooler weather.

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Post  Unmutual on 9/14/2012, 2:52 pm

Welcome fellow Louisianian! You'll find a lot of great information here, given by some very friendly people.


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Re: Hello from Louisiana

Post  bnoles on 9/14/2012, 6:22 pm

Hi Gloves and welcome to the forum. There is a wealth of information in the archives and some of the nicest people you will find anywhere. We all learn together and it is a never ending quest.


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Re: Hello from Louisiana

Post  Goosegirl on 9/14/2012, 9:02 pm

Welcome Gloves! welcome

Are you still following Mel's old book with soil amending or have you switched over to Mel's Mix in his new book All New Square Foot Gardening?



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Post  Gloves on 9/15/2012, 10:14 am

I tried the new mix several years ago but recently learned I didn't mix it properly. It calls for a mixture of several different compost types and I only used one. Needless to say I wasn't successful with it and went back to the old mix. I'll try again with my next bed. That's the fun of it all -- learning. flower


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Thank you for the welcoming notes!

Post  Gloves on 9/15/2012, 10:20 am

Thank you all for the notes of welcome! Smile Really looking forward to learning from all of you.
I planted fall veggies last weekend and found a few more at the nursery and feed store this week. Now I have cilantro, swiss chard, and red sails lettuce to plant between the raindrops today. Looking for a source for garlic to plant.


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