Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Today's Harvest
by Roseinarosecity Today at 12:26 am

» New England Nov 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:03 pm

» Birds of the Garden
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:01 pm

» Happy Thanksgiving All!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:51 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Yesterday at 5:30 pm

» Holy snow Batman!
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 3:44 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:33 pm

» Microgreens Gardening
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 11:55 am

» My new compost heap
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 8:20 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Robbomb116 11/21/2017, 11:55 am

» Alternative cover to straw for overwintering strawberries.
by BeetlesPerSqFt 11/21/2017, 9:38 am

» First Frost!
by brianj555 11/20/2017, 3:27 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by BeetlesPerSqFt 11/20/2017, 11:29 am

» How Many Square Feet Do You Have?
by BeetlesPerSqFt 11/20/2017, 8:56 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals 11/19/2017, 1:16 pm

» The Winter Journey and greenhouse plastic
by BeetlesPerSqFt 11/19/2017, 11:14 am

» Tomato Questions
by brianj555 11/19/2017, 11:07 am

» N&C Midwest; November Already? 2017
by Scorpio Rising 11/18/2017, 7:34 pm

» BOOK GIVEAWAY #5 - ENDS 11/17/17
by brianj555 11/18/2017, 4:12 pm

» What I learned this year
by countrynaturals 11/18/2017, 1:45 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by trolleydriver 11/18/2017, 9:26 am

» First Tromboncino female flower
by countrynaturals 11/17/2017, 5:51 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 11/17/2017, 1:59 pm

» Free lunaria seeds
by hammock gal 11/17/2017, 10:12 am

» Plastic containers / trash cans?
by sanderson 11/16/2017, 10:33 pm

» Mels book
by Scorpio Rising 11/16/2017, 7:04 pm

» Mid-Atl - Nov 2017 - Warming Up AGAIN?
by sanderson 11/16/2017, 4:17 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by Turan 11/15/2017, 4:59 pm

» Goodbye to my SFG Raised Beds
by Turan 11/15/2017, 4:41 pm

» Pickle recipes
by sanderson 11/15/2017, 4:12 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Howdy from Mulberry Rock

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Howdy from Mulberry Rock

Post  GaRedClay on 1/26/2013, 10:37 am

Just registered up wanted to check out the site. The fall garden is about finished now and gearing up for a spring planting as soon as it dries up a little. going to be planting a bunch of sweet corn this year.
Got a bunch of carrots, turnips, and cabbage still in the garden. We will be pulling them out soon. I'm not really a SFG I plant about 2 acres.
Just getting my feet wet here. Learning how to use the site. Looking forward to meeting everyone and sharing experiences.
avatar
GaRedClay

Posts : 12
Join date : 2013-01-26
Location : zone 7

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Howdy from Mulberry Rock

Post  GWN on 1/26/2013, 11:05 am

WELCOME GaRedClay
I also have an acreage and all the space I could need, but I have started SFG as a way to concentrate my nutrients. Where I live the soil is not great and I have found that by using the SFG method, I can keep the great soil and not waste it where it is not needed.

ALSO it cuts down a lot on weeding..
I also have lots of things growing that are not in SFG, such as strawberries, raspberries, grapes, many fruit trees. I also found that beets seems to do better in soil.
BTW Where is mulberry rock? IN the US?
avatar
GWN

Posts : 2804
Join date : 2012-01-14
Age : 61
Location : british columbia zone 5a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Howdy from Mulberry Rock

Post  yolos on 1/26/2013, 11:42 am

Mullberry Rock - must be Georgia with user name GaRedClay. I interpret that as gardening in Georgia in red clay.
Welcome fellow Georgian.
avatar
yolos

Female Posts : 3291
Join date : 2011-11-20
Age : 67
Location : Brooks, Ga Zone 7B/8A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Howdy from Mulberry Rock

Post  quiltbea on 1/26/2013, 11:54 am

Welcome GaRedClay. When I saw 'Mulberry' I had to check it out since I've been watching the Britcom Mulberry on our PBS station every Sat night. Of course, he's a guy, not an area.

Nonetheless. welcome. I'm sure you'll find lots of help and ideas. I find that even with 9 raised SFG beds, I like my blueberries elsewhere and my strawberries in a long berm and my dwarf fruit trees lining the driveway.

Still, SFG is the easier, healthier, and better way to grow for best results with less energy expended or danger to the land. Try to get the All New Square Foot Gardening book by Mel Bartholomew from your library and read it thru. You'll find lots of great ideas.
avatar
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4693
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 75
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Howdy from Mulberry Rock

Post  GaRedClay on 1/26/2013, 1:28 pm

Thanks for the welcome, Yes, Mulberry Rock is in NW Ga. I reckon us
Georgians love our rocks. Stone Mountain and the like. I figured locals
would get an idea of my general whereabouts, if I introduced myself like that. I have noticed there are many in my general area who are
active in garden forums and its nice to know neighbors share the same
hobbies and problems, then can share solutions.

Can yall believe this weather they are predicting 70 Tues here. Hope it isn't like last year got everything up early and then came a late frost.
Well every year has its problems, I reckon this one will too.
avatar
GaRedClay

Posts : 12
Join date : 2013-01-26
Location : zone 7

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Howdy from Mulberry Rock

Post  yolos on 1/26/2013, 2:52 pm

It is 60*F here today with plenty of sun. I just came in for a break from turning my compost pile. It is supposed to get down to 33*F tonight though so still too early to plant spring veggies yet. But if it were snowing and freezing I wouldn't have to turn the compost pile so I guess there is some benefit to the folks living in the frozen tundra of the north.
avatar
yolos

Female Posts : 3291
Join date : 2011-11-20
Age : 67
Location : Brooks, Ga Zone 7B/8A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Howdy from Mulberry Rock

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum