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Post  mulebelle on 9/22/2012, 12:44 pm

I came across the square-foot gardening theory after I retired a few months ago and am starting with one bed that is about 4 X 8 for a fall garden here in northern California. I'm not sure what zone I'm in because different maps tell me different things but it is either Zone 9 or 14. I live in Mendocino County and no, I don't grow anything that is worth a lot of money!
However, because of that clandestine industry, I am able to find just about anything this old fashioned vegetable/flower gardener would like in the way of supplies locally.
My goal is to produce all the vegetables I eat organically and would like to use as many heirloom varieties as possible. This site is an exciting find for me!

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Post  quiltbea on 9/22/2012, 1:45 pm

Welcome aboard Mulebelle. We live in different growing zones, that's for sure, but there are many Californians on board who can give you better info regarding growing in your area.
Good luck and enjoy gardening tasty, fresh foods.

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Post  Goosegirl on 9/22/2012, 4:32 pm

Welcome Mulebelle! I am in SD now, but am originally from Ukiah! Quite a bit different growing season out here.


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Post  mollyhespra on 9/22/2012, 6:06 pm

LOL! You're fortunate, Mulebelle, to have access to a locale where proven, state of the art materials and equipment can be found with such ease... glad you\'re here to the forum from another newbie!

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Post  donnainzone5 on 9/22/2012, 6:10 pm


I love your avatar and subtle sense of humor! I know you'll enjoy and benefit from participating in this forum. Can't wait to see pictures of your garden! Very Happy

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Post  cheyannarach on 9/22/2012, 6:20 pm

Welcome to the forum Mulebelle!

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Post  gregrenee88 on 9/24/2012, 9:14 am

Welcome Mulebelle! glad you\'re here
If you go to the home page tab on here you will find regional information for your location. Everyone on here is very friendly and very helpful. If you have any questions at all, don't hesitate to ask.
Happy Gardening,
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Post  FamilyGardening on 9/24/2012, 9:56 am

welcome to SFG Mulebelle!

we love pictures around here Very Happy we too are trying a fall garden this year....so far so good Very Happy


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