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Post  Weedinhoe on 9/30/2012, 12:54 pm

Good afternoon from east central Georgia. I landed here by accident but it looks like one of those fortunate ones!

Last July I retired and now am able to devote a ton of time to my veggie garden where I am in process of turning it all into 4'x18' raised beds. There are 16 so far and at least three more to go. The transition from summer veggies to fall/winter kale, collards, etc is mostly complete.

I look forward to poking around in here but unfortunately the rest of today is spoken for.

Y'all have a decent day!



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Post  yolos on 9/30/2012, 1:09 pm

Welcome to the forum fellow Georgian. I am in Brooks, Ga, about 25 miles south of the Atlanta Airport. Wow, do you really have 16 beds that are 4' x 18' each bed. If so that is a lot of growing room. It must keep you busy.

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Post  CindiLou on 9/30/2012, 6:01 pm

Welcome to the forum!

Wish I had ROOM for that many Shocked Well I have room but hubby would not appreciate it! I would love to grow like that. I could raise food year round for my whole family!


Rofl..just turned and told hubby that I wanted to do that rofl Oh my! Well I could...but would have to have NOT walk way and NO yard in that quarter of my yard! Humm I need to think on this lol...

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Post  thebarley7 on 9/30/2012, 8:46 pm

Holy smokes, that is a lot of beds. I hope you keep posting on your progress Smile . It would be interesting to see how it's done.

And welcome from your neighbor in the south.

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Post  walshevak on 10/1/2012, 7:07 am

Welcome to the forum. You say you are doing raised beds, but have you considered reading the book ALL NEW SQUAREFOOT GARDENING. This is the how to manual and method that is supported by this forum. Although the comments and questions of other types of gardeners are welcome. Check out the book at Lowes, Home Depot, the library or Amazon (hard copy and Kindle). You might find something you like. I sure did.

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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/1/2012, 1:36 pm

Weedinhoe, welcome to the forum! I'm sure others agree that photos of your incredible beds would be AWESOME!

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Post  Goosegirl on 10/1/2012, 10:17 pm

WOOOO WEEEE!!! That's over 1000 sq ft! golly gee whiz We definitely need pictures!

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Post  cheyannarach on 10/2/2012, 12:21 am

I am always happy to see a new member on the forum!! Are you using Mel's Mix in your raised beds?

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Post  plantoid on 10/2/2012, 6:33 pm

@Weedinhoe wrote:Good afternoon from east central Georgia. I landed here by accident but it looks like one of those fortunate ones!

Last July I retired and now am able to devote a ton of time to my veggie garden where I am in process of turning it all into 4'x18' raised beds. There are 16 so far and at least three more to go. The transition from summer veggies to fall/winter kale, collards, etc is mostly complete.

I look forward to poking around in here but unfortunately the rest of today is spoken for.

Y'all have a decent day!

Welcome to the site...
Get the All New Square Foot Gardening system under your belt and you'll have to change your name as weed & hoe is nigh on an obsolete action . Laughing



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